The Master Playwright

Lithograph Print of Norwegian Playwright Henrik Ibsen by Sir William Nicholson, RA (LEO Design)

Henrik Ibsen is considered by some the greatest playwright since Shakespeare.  He is called “The Father of (Theatrical) Modernism” by others.  His great plays include “Hedda Gabbler,” “Peer Gynt,” “A Doll’s House,” and “An Enemy of the People.”  He was born and died in his home country of Norway (1828-1906), and was captured in the print above by Sir William Nicholson, R.A. in 1902. Ibsen’s birthday is 20 March.