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HEYERDAHL, Hans Olaf (1857 - 1913), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEYERDAHL, Hans Olaf (1857 - 1913), Painter

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 July 1857, in Dalarna, Sweden; died 10 October 1913, in Christiania (now Oslo).

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

Born in Sweden to Norwegian parents, Hans Olaf Heyerdahl studied first in Munich then, from the autumn of 1878, with Bonnat in Paris. In the same year, he won a third-class medal at the exhibition with his painting

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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