Born: Copenhagen, 1859
Died: Hellerup, 1938
Hansen, Sigvard (1859-1938)
- Born May 23rd 1859 in Copenhagen, and died †April 27 1938 in Hellerup, Dk.
- Parents: Carpenter, Anton Hansen and Marie Larsen.
- Married Anna Mariette Falbe-Hansen, the daughter of politician, professor and Council Member Vigand Andreas Falbe-Hansen and Anna Margrethe Veronique Hansen on March 22, 1898
- Studied porcelain painting at the Aluminia School of Art in Copenhagen. Then Attended the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen from 1876-1883.
Travels & Stays:
- Holland, Belgium, France, England 1878 (studied ceramic and glass painting)
- England 1889-90
- Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Paris, Holland and Germany.
Awards & Acknowledgments:
- Won the Sodrings Prize in 1886; the Royal Art Academy Medal in 1886, 1893, 1902; and the Bielke Medal in 1895.
Positions & Appointments:
- Official Porcelain Painter for the prestigious Aluminia Porcelain company until 1882.
- Charllottenborg Palace Spring Exhibit 1882-1938
- Charllottenborg Palace Fall Exhibit 1922, 1935
- Nordic Exhibit in Copenhagen 1888
- Royal Academy Exhibit in London 1889-90
- Die grosse nordic Art Exhibit in Lübeck 1895
- Townhall Art Exhibit in Copenhagen 1901
- Kunsthalle Exhibit in Hamburg 1902
- National Art Association Exhibit 1932, 1942
- In memory of…, Sollerod Town Hall Exhibit 1974
- 100 years with Aluminia Porcelain, Art Association in Copenhagen 1990.
- Additional Nordic Exhibits: 1902, 1909, 1915, 1925, 1926, 1933.
*Sigvard Hansen is known for his amazingly detailed landscapes, interiors, and conspicuously idyllic motifs. His colossal talent for anything technically difficult made him one of his generations most loved and appreciated artist.