GERHARD ARIJ LUDWIG, MORGENSTJERNE, MUNTHE 1875 – 1927 Netherlands A view of a small harbour Signed & dated ‘99 Oil on board Circa 1899. Gerhard Munthe Morgenstjerne lived and worked in Düsseldorf, The Hague and Katwijk. He studied at the Academy in Düsseldorf. There he painted mainly fishermen and beach scenes with (bomb) barges. He added quickly, "Morgenstjerne '(Norwegian for morning) to his name, to distinguish himself from his uncle and namesake GPFW Munthe, a famous landscape painter. Morgenstjerne Munthe was a member of 'Arti et Amicitiae' in Amsterdam. His work is displayed, among others in the Kröller Müller Museum.