Helge Ernst Paintings

Fragment, 1971, oil on canvas, 23.5 x 40 in. Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark

Small Forms, 1985, oil on canvas, 18.1 x 13, Bruun Rassmusen, Denmark

Yellow Interior, 1978, oil on canvas,  18.1 x 39.4 in.,  Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark

I recently stumbled upon the work of Helge Ernst and thought I would share some of his paintings. I couldn't find much background information on him and most of what I did find was written in Danish. The following is what I could decipher; I apologize for any errors.

Helge Ernst was a Danish painter and illustrator born in Copenhagen on January 27, 1916. From what I have read, I believe he was a self taught artist. He began exhibiting his work in 1938 and was part of several group and solo exhibitions until 1990. During his career he was also a teacher, critic, book illustrator and art consultant. He passed away on January 8, 1991 in Grevinge, Denmark.

Composition, oil on masonite, 19 x 21 in., Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark 

Landscape study, 1976, oil on canvas, 8.7 x 10.6 in., Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark 

Tourette, 1987, oil on canvas, 35.4 x 39.4 in., Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark 

Composition, 1952, oil on masonite, 45 x 30.75 in., Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark

If you are interested in Helge Ernst's work, I found that Bruun Rasmussen Auctions in Denmark seem to have his pieces regularly, so I would check there first. 

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