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Edvard Munch. Jens Thiis. 1909. Oil on canvas. 203 x 102 cm. Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway. More. Order a Poster or Print

Edvard Munch. Jens Thiis.
Jens Thiis (1870-1942) was a Norwegian art historian, restorer and director of the Norwegian National Gallery (Norsk Nasjonalgalleriat) between 1908 and 1941, as well as being a close personal friend of Edvard Munch. This saw great potential in contemporary art and oversaw the purchase of many Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works, thus laying the foundation for the National Gallery's substantial collection

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