Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (1832–1910)
Norwegian author. One of “The Four Greats” in Norwegian literature. Protested against Munch receiving the Government stipend for artists for the third time in a row with the newspaper article “Kunstnerstipendierne paa Afveje” in Dagbladet 16.12.1891. The newspaper article spurred a debate involving a number of participants, among other things with a response from Munch himself. Had his portrait painted by Munch.

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Letters and letter drafts (not translated) from Edvard Munch to Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

There are 1 letters and letter drafts for this recipient in the digital archive.

Nasjonalbiblioteket, PN 1240.    Dated 1.1892. «Følgende svar til Bjørnson i anledning hans artikkel, om «Kunstnerstipendierne Kommentar på afveie» bedes indtat snarest muligt –»