List of Artists → Svend Hammershöj
Svend Hammershöj (Kopenhagen 1873 - Frederiksberg 1948) - Artist
Danish landscape a. architecture painter a. ceramicist, brother of Vilhelm H., studied 1890-93 at the Copenhagen academy a. at Zarhtmanns art school, thereafter he travelled England, the Netherlands a. Italy, initially he worked as designer for arts a. crafts, around 1910 he turned to painting as was soon considered to be among the best Danish landscape painters. Mus.: Kopenhagen, Oslo, Randers. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit, Weilbach.