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Vilhelm Hammershøi | La poesia del silenzio

Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916) è stato un pittore Danese, noto per i suoi ritratti ed interni poetici e sommessi.


Vilhelm Hammershøi nacque a Copenhagen, in Danimarca. Figlio di un mercante benestante, Christian Hammershøi, comincia a studiare disegno all'età di otto anni con Niels Christian Kierkegaard e Holger Grønvold, oltre a dipingere con Vilhelm Kyhn.
Più grande, segue i corsi di Frederik Vermehren presso la Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
Dal 1883-1885 studia con Peder Severin Krøyer debuttando alla "Mostra primaverile di Charlottenborg", nel 1885, con "Ritratto di una giovane ragazza" (che mostra sua sorella Anna).

Vilhelm Hammershøi | Ritratto di una giovane ragazza. La sorella dell'artista, Anna Hammershøi

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Carl Frederic Aagaard (1833-1895)

Carl Frederik Peder Aagaard was a Danish landscape painter and decorative artist.
He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and under P. C. Skovgaard. Many of his paintings focused on spots frequented by tourists.


He was the son of a shoemaker. He had his first painting lessons in Odense but, in order to improve his skills, moved to Copenhagen in 1852 and joined his brother Johan, who was a woodcutter.

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Bertha Wegmann (1847-1926) | Portrait / Figurative painter

Danish🎨 painter of German ancestry, Bertha Wegmann was the first Woman to hold a chair at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
At the age of five, her family moved to Copenhagen, where her father became a merchant. He was an art lover and spent much of his spare time painting.
She showed an interest in drawing at an early age, but received no formal education until she was nineteen, when she began taking lessons from Frederik Ferdinand Helsted, Heinrich Buntzen and Frederik Christian Lund.

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Gerda Wegener | Wegener’s wife In 'The Danish Girl'

Gerda Wegener: The Lady Gaga of the 1920s

The Danish Girl tells the story of the painter Einar Wegener, who had the world’s first gender-reassignment surgery and became Lili Elbe.
But his wife Gerda had a fascinating life and career of her own.

by Helen Russell, The Guardian News

Eddie Redmayne is already being Oscar-tipped for his latest role in Tom Hooper’s biopic, The Danish Girl - the story of the painter Einar Wegener, who underwent the world’s first gender-reassignment operation to become Lili Elbe. But there was another woman behind Einar and Lili.

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Johan Laurentz Jensen | Floral Still Life painter

Johan Laurentz Jensen (1800-1856), Danish painter🎨, was born in Gjentofte, near Copenhagen. He began his formal art training at the age of 14, studying under Fritzsch at the Copenhagen Academy, where he won medals in 1817-1818.
In 1822 Jensen moved to France to study porcelain manufacturing in Sevres, where Crown Prince Christian Frederick of Denmark had recommended him.

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Laila Bell | Figurative sculptor

Laila Bell is a Danish born artist working and teaching in Byron Bay Australia.
Laila was born north of Copenhagen, Denmark.
From an early age she knew the path in her life would be too express herself in some form of art.
This desire brought her to study full time for 5 years at Copenhagen Art School, examining many different mediums and learning the classical way of drawing and studying the figure.

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Adolf Heinrich-Hansen (1859-1925) | Architectural painter

Adolf Heinrich Claus Hansen known as Adolf Heinrich-Hansen, was a Danish🎨 architectural painter.
His father, Heinrich Hansen, was also an architectural painter. Late in his life, he turned to animal painting.
Adolf Heinrich-Hansen was born in Copenhagen, the son of architectural painter and later professor Heinrich Hansen and Margrethe Elisabeth Burmeister.

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Michael Ancher (1849-1927) | Impressionist painter

Michael Peter Ancher was a Danish🎨 realist artist. He is remembered above all for his paintings of fishermen and other scenes from the Danish fishing community in Skagen.
He achieved his artistic breakthrough in 1879 with the painting "Vil han klare pynten" / Will He Round the Point?🎨.
Michael Ancher's works depict Skagen's heroic fishermen and their dramatic experiences at sea, combining realism and with classical composition.