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Aage Roose; 1880-1970, Danish artist, Educated at the royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from 1899-1900 with Clod Svensson, Roose then studied at the Kunstnernes Studioskole, under L. Tuxton and P.S. Kroyer from 1901-1905, exhibiting for the first time in Charlottenborg, Denmark in 1904. More studies followed in Paris at the Academi Colarrosi from 1905-1906. A master of the woodcut, Roose was well known for his series of Scandinavian landscapes.
Aage Roose worked and exhibited widely throughout his lifetime, with shows in London, New York, Prague and Rome. He taught printmaking at the Royal Danish Academy, and along with Viggo Pederson, he opened his own art school in 1909.
Roose’ work is in the collections of the Lund Museum, Sweden, and in Denmark’s Aarhus Gallery, Gallery Dybal, and Fyn Museum. The husband of equally famous artist Wanda Roose.
A fine original etching which has retained its excellent colouring, bright and unfaded, in dark brown ink with fine detail and plate tone. The image size measuring approximately 35 cms. x 23 cms. (14 x 9 ins.) within a strong platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet size of 38 cms. x 28 cms. (15 x 11 ins.)
Signed by the artist in pencil in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted the condition of the image and sheet is very good with handling marks condusive with age.