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GIERSING, Harald (1881 - 1927), Painter, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIERSING, Harald (1881 - 1927), Painter, engraver, lithographer

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Born 24 April 1881, in Copenhagen; died 1927, in Copenhagen.

Painter, engraver, lithographer. Figures, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Harald Giersing studied at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen from 1900 until 1904, then under Kristian Zahrtman from 1904 until 1906, and he entered the Académie Colarossi in Paris in 1906. Influenced by Cézanne and Matisse, he was one of the pioneers, together with

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