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AGGER, Knud (1895 - 1973), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AGGER, Knud (1895 - 1973), Painter

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Born 1895, in Holstebro; died 1973.

Painter. Figure compositions.

After studying architecture, Knud Agger taught himself to paint. He travelled through northern Europe as far south as France. He won the Edvard Munch prize in 1938. He painted many murals, such as those in the banqueting hall of Struer College in 1939 and in the council chamber of Søllerød town hall in 1941.

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