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Vilhelm Hammershøi

male / Danish
Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
Danish
Born
Copenhagen 1864-05-15
Deceased
Copenhagen 1916-02-13
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  • Berlijn 1885
    visited Berlin and Dresden (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 46)
  • Dresden 1885
  • Kopenhagen 1885 - 1887
  • Nederland 1887
  • Kopenhagen 1887 - 1889
  • Parijs 1889
    He left for Paris in 1889 to visit the world exhibition, where he participated with four paintings.
  • Amsterdam 1891-09
    Hammershøi spent some time in Amsterdam during his honeymoon in 1891. Here he visited among other things, the Rijksmuseum where he bought photos of paintings from the collection, including Jozef Israëls and Louis Apol (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 43-45)
  • Parijs 1891 - 1892
    The Hammershoi couple continued their honeymoon in Paris where they arrived in September 1891; he copied a Greek relief in the Musée du Louvre; in December 1891 he showed his painting 'Portrait of Ida IIsted' to the Parisian art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel; they left Paris Spring 1892. (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 43)
  • Brussel 1892
    Still on honeymoon, they visited Brussels in 1892, (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 45-46)
  • München 1893-09 - 1893-12
    He traveled via Munich and Verona to Florence where he stayed for a few months, on his way back visited Padua. (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 46)
  • Verona 1893
  • Florence 1893
  • Padua 1893
  • Kopenhagen 1893 - 1897
  • Londen (Engeland) 1897 - 1898
  • Kopenhagen 1898 - 1903
    Christianshavn (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 96, 98)
  • Rome 1902-10 - 1903-02
    visited Rome and Naples (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 46)
  • Napels 1902 - 1903
    visited Rome and Naples (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 46)
  • Kopenhagen 1903 - 1907
  • Florence 1907
    Fall 1907 (Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 46)
  • Kopenhagen 1907 - 1916
    Monrad/Stevens 2012, p. 99
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
interiors, landscape (as genre), portrait, cityscape
External links
Wikipedia Nederlands
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2019-05-06

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