Fritz Thaulow

Trouville-sur-Mer – The Artists – Thaulow, Fritz

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who worked in Trouville-sur-Mer. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

NOTE: To our knowledge, Thaulow did not work in Trouville-sur-Mer itself, but instead worked in nearby Villerville.

Fritz Thaulow
Fritz Thaulow

Fritz Thaulow (1847 – 1906) was a Norwegian painter from the Impressionist movement. He came from a wealthy family and was able to go to art school at an early age. First in Denmark, then Germany.

He moved to France in 1892 where he stayed until his death. He spent time painting in Normandy where he became friends with Australian artist Charles Condor.

He lived in and worked in Dieppe for a while.

Click here to read Thaulow’s full bio on Wikipedia.

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The village of Villerville (population: 700) lies to the North of Trouville-sur-Mer along the coast.

1877 - Fritz Thaulow - On the beach at Villerville
1877 – Fritz Thaulow – On the beach at Villerville

Thaulow painted a lot in Dieppe and other places in France, which will all be featured eventually on this site. A link “” will appear below.

Trouville-sur-Mer has been an in-spot for artists and wealthy patrons. Located next to Deauville and sharing the same railway station,many artists came here to work and mingle with the high-societe folks.

Here is a list of artists who working in Trouville (a link “⇠” to that artist’s works will appear when published). An “*” after an artist’s name means that the artist did not work in Trouville itself, but in a nearby town.

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