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Johan Laurentz Jensen

1800-1856 Denmark/Golden Age of Danish Painting


Brief Biography-Johan Laurentz Jensen was born in the Gentofte Municipality, Denmark, in 1800. He was a painter of flowers, studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and became a disciple of Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg and Cladius Detlev Fritzsch. In Paris, Jensen learned the art of miniature painting at the Sèvres Porcelain Factory. He visited Italy for inspiration and, after his return, was appointed the first painter in the Danish Porcelain Factory. He also painted dead fowl and earthenware.


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Dahlias in
a Vase

Dahlias in a Vase

A Basket of
Roses on a Ledge

A Basket of Roses on a Ledge

Hollyhocks and

Hollyhocks and Poppies

Basket of Fruit
and Roses

Basket of Fruit and Roses

Apple Blossoms
Lilac Violas-

Apple Blossoms Lilac Violas-Cornflowers

Flower Still-life
with Roses

Flower Still-life with Roses and Lilies

of Roses

Basket of Roses

Rubrum Lilies
and Fuschias

Rubrum Lilies and Fuschias

and Hazelnuts

Fruits and Hazelnuts

Still-life with

Still-life with Flowers


Rose Bush

and Grapes

Ivy and Grapes

Still-life with

Still-life with Strawberries