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Chest from Huglo, painted in 1820 by Gunder Gundersen Handeland

Skorven

19.06.2018

Hauga House at Tveito, Kvinnherad

Tveito

19.06.2018

Portrait of Jonas Lie

Undarheim

19.06.2018

Troldhaugen, Bergen

Troldhaugen

29.03.2018

Kjerland

26.05.2018

On the farms Kjerland and Røynstrond, east of the river that flows into the fjord, we find many decorative painters who belong to the so-called sòlekistemålarane in Hardanger: Knut and Mikkjel Røynstrand and Johannes Jonsson Kjærland.

The state residence at Holmen painted by Catharine Kølle, undated.

Holmen

19.06.2018

HOLMEN AND THE KØLLE FAMILY Holmen lies by the fjord, innermost in Ulvikpollen. Originally this was a small smallholding or coast dweller’s place belonging to the farm Håheim. Major Johan Henrik Palludan obtained leasehold for a part of Holmen in 1773, and erected a grand house, as he was the head of Nordre Hardangerske kompani. In 1806 Mrs Palludin sold Holmen to the somewhat eccentric theologian Kristian Kølle, and thus the Kølle family came to Ulvik. Today the Kølle house in Holmen is gone, today it is the residence of the principal of the State horticultural school that occupies the ground – a villa in the dragon style from the turn of the previous century.

Anders P. Wallevik

Vallaviki

27.05.2018

When Anders Paulson Wallevik (1874-1965) took over the sloop “Haabet” after his father around 1900, he established a wide-ranging business, merchant, steamship agent, post manager, ship-owner, sloop skipper – and photographer. Without doubt it is as photographer he has left his mark.

The decorations in the house from Li

Li

12.06.2018

Section of the lid of the chest painted around 1830, by Nils Johannesson Tveiterås

Tveit

16.06.2018

Ole Bull's villa, Valestrand

Valestrand

18.06.2018

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