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March 13, 1825, Christiania – 17 August 1903, Berlin
Hans Fredrik Gude was a Norwegian romanticist painter and is considered to be one of Norway’s foremost landscape painters. He has been called a mainstay of Norwegian National Romanticism and is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. Gude’s artistic career was not one marked with drastic change and revolution, but was instead a steady progression that slowly reacted to general trends in the artistic world.