Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway

at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Harald Sohlberg is one of the great masters of landscape painting in Norwegian art history. Experience Sohlberg’s work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery from 13 February till 2 June.


Harald Sohlberg is known for his romantic depictions of Norwegian landscapes and nature. His most famous painting Winter Night in the Mountains, hailed the national painting of Norway is included in the exhibition. Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway is the first major show of the painters work in the UK, presenting more than 90 of his work to a British audience. The large collection of paintings will show the breadth and ambiguity of Sohlberg’s work. The exhibition is also timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Sohlberg’s birth.

Exhibition events:

21 February  1.00 PM – British Language Talk: Harald Sohlberg. 

This BSL talk led by John Wilson will look at highlights from the Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway exhibition.

15 March  7.30-9.00 PM – In Conversation: Professor Dame Marina Warner and Jennifer Scott. 

Join Author and historian Dame Marina Warner and Jennifer Scott, Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Sackler Director for a conversation about mythology and enhancement in the arts and more.

4 April 7.30-9.00 PM In Conversation: Mariele Neudecker and Helen Sumpter. 

Artist Mariele Neudecker and critic Helen Sumpter discuss Neudecker’s latest installation created in response to Sohlberg’s work.

26 April 6.00-10.00 PM- Sohlberg Late: Norwegian Nights.

An after-hours special with pop-up talks, art-making, music, food and drinks.

9 May 7.30-9.00 PM – Radical Beauty: Harald Sohlberg’s Street Scenes

John Burnside, poet, novelist and winner of the T.S Eliot Prize, will make the case for Sohlberg’s genius, and his rightful Place as Norway’s finest painter.

Top Photo: Harald Sohlberg, Winter Night in the Mountains, 1914.


Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD






13 February – 2 June, from 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM (Monday closed)



From £8

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