Full name: Christian Asmussen
Born: February 3, 1873 in Faaborg, Faaborg-Midtfyn, Syddanmark, Denmark
Died: June 29, 1940 in Charlottenlund, Gentofte, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Sport: Art Competitions
Christian Asmussen was a Danish painter. As a pupil of Soren Lund, Asmussen was educated at the Royal Art Academy in München but then worked abroad most of his life. Asmussen began his work on decors in Europe’s finest theatres in Germany, Norway, Italy and Austria. He returned to Denmark to concentrate on working with paintings in 1900. His works were primarily landscapes and he was best known for his bright forest scenes from the natural park “Dyrehaven” in Denmark.
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