The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Norwegian dramatist and poet, born at Skein, in Norway; bred to medicine; is author of a succession of plays of a new type, commencing with "Catalina," a poor attempt, followed by "Doll's House," "Ghosts," "Pillars of Society," and "Brand," deemed his masterpiece, besides others; his characters are vividly drawn as if from life; he is a psychologist, and his productions have all more or less a social bearing; b . 1828.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ibsen, Henrik'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/i/ibsen-henrik.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.