Jeg sitter i det eneste hyggelige huset jeg har boet i – i Åsgårdstrand

Munchs many houses

Munch’s dream house

Haus am Fjord

“I am sitting in the only pleasant house I have ever lived in – the house in Åsgårdstrand” Following the summers in Thorine’s house, Munch rents lodgings in various locations in Åsgårdstrand before finally purchasing his “dream house” in 1898, … Continue reading

MUNCH IN BORRE

MUNCH IN BORRE

The Munch family spends the summer of 1885 in what was then the municipality of Borre (now Horten), and he visits Åsgårdstrand as well. His family rents the residence Grønlia from the family Deberitz, parents of the painter Per Deberitz. … Continue reading

THORINE’S HOUSE

THORINE’S HOUSE

In the summer of 1889, Munch begins his lifelong relationship with Åsgårdstrand. Pola Gaugin wrote: “It was in the summer of 1889 that Munch settled down for the first time in Åsgårdstrand, that little patch of Norwegian land that would … Continue reading

Munch on Veierland and Tjøme

In 1887, the Munch family spends time on Veierland, where they rent a place from the Paulsen family. Here Munch paints “Veierland near Tønsberg”. Munch takes a sailing trip in 1888, arriving in Tønsberg, where he visits the painter Karl … Continue reading