Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestries: "Lilletorget". Year 1950. Oslo Rådhus/City hall, Norway. Photo: Frode Helland

Overview of works

Public places

Churches and crematorium

Tapestry cartoons and tapestry (non public)

Paintings

Instruments

Vestments

 

Public places

Kåre Jonsborg´s 3 tapestries: Year 1950. Oslo Rådhus/City hall, Norway. Photo: Frode Helland. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon: “Hester II Løchen” (“Horses II Lochen”). 1,64 x 1,26 meter. Flisa Rådhus, Åsnes in Norway. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Menneskene, industrien og byen” (“the people, the industry and the city”). 3,75 x 1,45 meter. Year: 1974. Woven by Synnøve Thorne. Moss Rådhus/city hall, Norway. Photo: Jannie Pedersen. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Bykredittforeningen’s main office in Oslo (now part of DNB) Kåre Jonsborg’s tapestry “menneskene og byen” (“the people and the town”) woven by Lillemor Eseth Helmer. Year 1970. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg’s photo archive
Hotell Norge, Bergen: Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry newly put up: “Jeg tok min nystemte. Sang til Bergen.” (“Song to Bergen”) 3,23 x 1,82 meter. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg`s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon: “Overflødighetshornet” (“Horn of plenty”). 2,32 x 1,72 meter. Made for tapestry in Hotell Norge in Bergen, Norway. Privately Owned. Photo: Atle Jonsborg Pedersen
Kåre Jonsborg´s Tapestry cartoon: “Sommerdansen” (The Summer Dance). Year: 1961. Voksenåsen hotel. Photo: Ellen Benedikte Kasnes. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry “Fremmed Havn” (“Foreign Harbour”) in Haugesund city hall (Rådhus). 4,5 x 2,5 meter. Year 1953. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry “Historien” (“the story”) in Haugesund city hall (Rådhus). 2,5 x 2,5 meter. Year 1953. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry “Geografien” (“the Geography” in Haugesund city hall (Rådhus). 2,5 x 2,5 meter. Year 1953. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Onboard the ship MS Bergensfjord – “Den Norske Amerikalinje” Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Haakon Vs bryllup på Akershus slott”. “Haakon Vs wedding Akershus royal palace). 6×2 meter. Year 1956. Privately owned. Photo: R. Turnwald collection. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s “Musikk i det fri” (Music in nature). Year: 1960. Tapestry for Rikstrygdeverket headquarter in Oslo. The cartoon is at Ringerike hospital: Photo: Atle Jonsborg Pedersen. Please click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s Wall decoration in Sem county´s government building “Bystyresalen”. Completed 1965. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s Reliefs in wood onboard the original location – The ship King Olav owned/operated by Hurtigruten) in 1964. Present day, the reliefs are with the same shipowner, but different Ship, “Nordkapp”. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Grue city hall: Kåre Jonsborg´s Frieze in pottery 4 x 0.6 meter. Year 1959. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon: “Brevet” (“the Letter”). 1,0 x 0,80 meter. Made for tapestry in Flisa Rådhus? Privately owned. Photo: Frode Helland
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon: “Midtsommerdans” (Midsummer Dance”). Sanner Hotel. Photo: Ingunn Vimme. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Blomstrende vegetasjon” (“Vegetation in blossom”). 1 x 1,60 meter. Year: 1967. Woven by Else Halling. Kunstindustrimuseet. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Hurum community house (Kommunehuset, Herredstyresalen) Year 1946: 5 Tempera wall panels. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures of all panels and further information
Bjørkheim samfunnshus (Bjørkheim community house). Kåre Jonsborg´s wall decorations. Year 1956. Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Grue Landbrukssenter: Kåre Jonsborg´s wall decorations. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures of all decorations and further information
Ås Ungdomsskole (Ås middle school). Kåre Jonsborg´s design of school banner

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Churches and crematorium

Kåre Jonsborg´s Fresco: “Bergprekenen” (“the sermon on the mount”). Year: 1963. Tonsen Church in Oslo, Norway. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Svalbard Church (Svalbard kirke): Kåre Jonsborg´s altarpiece. Photo: Tore Gauperaa. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon: “Jesus stiller stormen på Genesaret Sjø” (“Jesus calming the storm at Sea of Galilee”). 2,79 x 1,22 meter. Made for tapestry in Bø church in Vesterålen Year: 1976. Privately owned. Photo: Atle Pedersen
Grue Chappell, Grue, Norway. Made in 1956. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive.  Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Østre Krematorium (Eastern Crematorium) in Oslo, Norway. Kåre Jonsborg´s mosaics: “Årstidene” (“the Four Seasons”). The artist was instructed to make this none religous. Therefore, the theme of the four seasons with the man sowing corn was chosen. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Berlevåg Church: Kåre Jonsborg´s altar panel forms a triptych which can be opened and closed. Here in open position. The picture is taken in Jonsborg´s workshop before it was installed in the church. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Steinkjer church(kirke): Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon for the tapestry in the church “La de små barn komme til meg” (“Let the little children come to me”). 4 x 1,61 meter. Year 1964. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s mural painting in Tangen Kirke, Drammen, Norway. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Dikemark hospital church. Kåre Jonsborg´s Altar tapestry. Year 1955. Woven by the hospital´s patients. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Bragernes chapel: Kåre Jonsborg´s “Kristus og de små barn” (“Christ and the small children”). Year 1952. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Bragernes chapel: Kåre Jonsborg´s “Bryllupet i Kana” (“Wedding at Cana”). Year 1952. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tapestry cartoons and tapestry (non public)

Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Blomster ved fossen” (“Flowers at the waterfall”). Year: 1967. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon of flowers and vegetation. Privately owned. Photo: Atle Pedersen
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Til spilletimen” (“to the Music Lecture”). Year: 1970. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon: “Bondebryllup” (“Hardanger Fiddle Wedding/Farmer Wedding”). 2,23 x 1,03 meter. Year: 1972. The tapestry is Woven by Gunvor Aas-Jakobsen. Privately Owned. Photo: Atle Jonsborg Pedersen. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon “Askeladden” 1,53 x 0,78 meter. Year 1969. Made for tapestry woven by Gunvor Aas-Jakobsen. Privately owned. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry “Musikk” (“Music”) of a group playing instruments. Year 1970. Location/Owner unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg flower tapestry. Year: 1968. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s Tapestry: “Husken” (“The Swing”). 0,93 x 1,17 meter Year: 1977. Woven by: Olaug Hansen. Privately owned. Photo: Frode Helland
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry of a guitar player with mother and child. Year 1968. Woven by Gunvor Aas-Jakobsen. Location/Owner unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg’s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Hane i kurv” (“Rooster in basket”). 0,85 x 0,44 meter. Year: 1963. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Hester og menn” (“Horses and men”). Year: 1966. Woven by Olaug Hansen and KH?. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry with cows. Year 1969. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Location/owner/year unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Ungdom spiller Bach” (“Youths play Bach”). Year: 1971. Woven by: Olaug Hansen. Owner/Location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry “Mirakelet i ørknen” (“the Miracle in the Dessert”). 1,63 x 1,24 meter. Year: 1976. Woven by Gunvor Aas-Jakobsen. Privately owned. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry of men with oxen. Woven by: Olaug Hansen. Owner/Location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Luttspilleren” (The Lute Player). 1 x 1,6 meter. Year: 1960. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry of men with horses. 0,63 x 0,52 meter. Woven by M.P(?). Current owner bought this at Husfliden. Privately owned. Photo: Anne Margrete Langballe
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: Section from “Haakon Vs bryllup” (Haakon Vs Wedding). Year: 1956. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Owner/location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborgs photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry: “Hester Løchen” 1,50 x 116 meter. Woven by Olaug Hansen. Location/owner unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon of men with horses. Owner/Location unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive
Kåre Jonsborg´s tapestry cartoon of a small orchestra. Location/Owner unknown. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive

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Paintings

Kåre Jonsborgs painting: “Mistradalen”. 120 x 94 cm. Year: 1951. Privately Owned. Photo: Frode Helland
Kåre Jonsborg´s painting: “Holmer og skjær” (“Islets and rocks “). 2,03 x 1,25 meter. Privately owned. Photo: Atle Pedersen

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Instruments

 

 

Kåre Jonsborg´s home built clavichord. Made approximately 1960. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information

Kåre Jonsborg´s spinet with lid painted by one of his students. Approximately 1969. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg built this viola da gamba soprano to his best friend and colleague, Bjarne Rise. Bjarne Rise gave the instrument to Kåre´s daughter Jannie after Kåre had past away. 0,71 x 0,24 x 0,065 meter. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg playing his home built Viola da gamba. Photo: Kåre Jonsborg´s photo archive. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsborg built this Spanish Guitar to his daughter Jannie so that she could start talking guitar lessons. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information
Kåre Jonsbsborg´s homebuilt Lute. H: 0,85 meter W: 0,31 meter. Neck 0,33 meter. Photo: Jannie Jonsborg Pedersen. Click above picture for additional pictures and further information

Vestments

Kåre Jonsborg´s chausable in Ålesund church, embroided by Esther Pauline (Tybring) Struve in 1958. The vestment is still in use in the church today. Photo: Frode Helland
Kåre Jonsborg´s chausable in Ålesund church, embroided by Esther Pauline (Tybring) Struve in 1958. The vestment is still in use in the church today. Photo: Frode Helland

 

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