As was discussed in the comments on my recent post aboutThomas Fearnley
, the Scandinavian countries seem to have produced a disproportionately high number of wonderful landscape painters.
Johan Krouthén was a Swedish painter active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
He studied at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm at the same time as Anders Zorn
, and quit at the same time in a rejection of the institution’s restrictive policies.
Krouthén traveled to Paris and was exposed