Ludvig Jacobsen was a master in drawing and worked as book and newspaper illustrator. Later Jacobsen changed his media to oil paintings, where he got strongly inspired by the old masters like Delacroix, Rubens and J. Corot. Jacobsen loved the theater and became well known for his portraits of famous classical plays by Moliere and Holberg. Jacobsen even got the high esteemed honor to decorate the Royal Danish Theater, where his work is visible to this day. Jacobsen has traveled in Germany, France and Spain and has been frequently exhibited all around Europe. Jacobsen is also known for his charming children paintings and landscapes. His background was drawing and worked as a book illustrator and cartoonist at the Danish newspaper “Dags pressen”.
Salon du Paris, France: 1928-29
Art gallery of Gummesons, Sweden: 1936
Artists union of 18th Nov:1937-1942
Artists of Dyrehaven: 1952-57
Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden: 1923
France and Spain: 1929
Ludvig Jacobsen is listed in artprice.com, where oil paintings by Jacobsen have been sold up to $2,899.
(Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen. 04-04 2001. Lot no. 478)