The Lower Falls of the Labrofoss

Dahl's fame as a landscape painter spread quickly across Europe. This view of falls to the west of present-day Oslo, now the site of a hydroelectric plant, was painted for an English patron, a Mr. Bracebridge of London.

Key facts

Artist dates
1788 - 1857
Full title
The Lower Falls of the Labrofoss
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
51 x 66 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Mr Asbjørn Lunde through the American Friends of the National Gallery
Inventory number
Location in Gallery