Silent Night  1891

by Viggo Johansen

It is Christmas in the home of the Johansen family, who are dancing and singing round the Christmas tree in the living room. The artist’s wife Martha can be seen in the foreground between her daughters Ellen and little Nanna, and in the closed circle we also see her childhood friend Helene Christensen from Skagen. Who the eldest son Fritz is holding hands with remains a my...
127.2 x 158.5 cm
Oil on canvas
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