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Sjur Reque Homestead, Lars Haukaness - Fine Arts
  • Date Unknown
  • Place of Origin Deerfield, Wisconsin, U.S.
  • Creator Lars Haukaness

The painting is said to be of a barn that was built in 1872 and was part of the Sjur Reque homestead in Deerfield, Wisconsin.

Lars Jonson Haukaness was born in Hordaland, Norway in 1863. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art from 1882 to 1885. He emigrated to Chicago in 1888. In 1902, he moved to Madison, Wisconsin and later moved to Spring Grove, Minnesota where he made a living as a portrait and landscape painter. In 1909, Haukaness moved back to Norway. Four years later, he returned to the United States. Haukaness then moved to Canada in 1921 where he lived until he died in 1929.

  • Materials Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions height: 12 inches; width: 17.75 inches
  • Identifier / Source LC3024 - Luther College Collection