Mogens Gad was a pupil and best friend of the artist Julius Paulsen whom he had meet when he attended Julius Paulsen´s fine school of art in 1913. They both travelled to France and Italy where they lived and painted together in the period between 1913- 21. Mogens Gad was known for his many religious paintings and have made several altarpieces. Gad was a sensitive artist and found his peace in painting. He died of sickness at an age of only 44. Gad has been exhibited many times in Denmark and Sweden.
1903: Pupil of Oeigaard
1905-11 : Attended the Royal art academy in Copenhagen, where his teachers was
Otto Haslund, Frants Henningsen, Viggo Johansen and Julius Paulsen. 1913:Attended Julius Paulsen´s fine School of art.
Helsingfors Konsthall in Sweden: 1928
Kunstnerforeningen: 1921 and 1942.
Charlottenborg, Denmark: 1917- 32
Kiertzners Artgallery: 1923
Vagn Winkels Artgallery: 1935
Kristus velsigner de smaa boern (1919, Hem K.);
Jesu samtale med den kananæiske kvinde (1923, Villingeroed K.);
Septemberdag på Lolland, Nielstrup (1923, Storstroems Kunstmus.);
Gudstjeneste i den katolske kirke i Maribo (1925, smst.);
Polakker uden for den katolske kirke Maribo (1925, smst.);
Selvportroet (1926, Randers Kunstmus.);
Foraarsdag i have på Fr.berg (1926, Trapholt);
Polakker i Skt. Birgittakirken i Maribo (1926, Storstroems Kunstmus.);
Vinter i Haven (Haderslev Centralbibl.).
Oil paintings by Mogens Gad have been sold up to $1,568.
Bruun Rasmussen in Denmark, 17-03-2000 (lot. No 1392).