Loeb Danish Ardt Collection - page 288

tinctions. However, he did not become a professor in the Academy until

. August Jerndor
ff
exhib-
ited at Charlottenborg from

to

, interrupted by a brief period in Den Frie Udstilling, and then
again from

to his death. He also showed works in a large number of exhibitions both in Denmark
and abroad such as the world fairs in Paris in

,

and

, exhibitions in Vienna

, Berlin

and Chicago

.
Important elements in August Jerndor
ff
’s work were his interest in decorative art and design and
his gifted and imaginative work as a book illustrator. The principal work in this latter genre was the
illustration of Holger Drachmann’s
Troldtøj (Trolls)
created


. Jerndor
ff
was responsible for
various
fi
ne quality ceramic works in the

’s, together with others including the architect Thorvald
Bindesbøll (


), the son of the designer of Thorvaldsens Museum, and the Skovgaard broth-
ers, whose father was the landscape artist P.C. Skovgaard. Jerndor
ff
’s death in

prevented him
from carrying out his last commission, the restoration of Jørgen Sonne’s (


) frieze on the
Thorvaldsens Museum.
¹
S.L.
         :
H. Chr. Christensen,
August Jerndor
ff 

, Fortegnelse over hans Arbejder
, Copenhagen

;
Fortegnelse over en Samling
Malerier, Studier og Tegninger af afdøde Professor August Jerndor
ff
, V. Winkel & Magnussen, Copenhagen

; Bente Scavenius,
Fremsyn-Snæversyn
,
Copenhagen

; Mette Bligaard, Portræt af en konseilspræsident in:
Carlsbergfondets årsskrift,

, pp.


; Mette Bligaard in:
Weilbach,
Vol.
,

.
¹
Between

and

, Sonne executed the still existing frieze decorating the walls of the recently built Thorvaldsens Museum in Copenhagen.
In stylised images, the frieze portrays the sculptor’s return from Rome and the unloading of his sculptures from the ship that had brought them
back.
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