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American, 19th century, female.

Born in Portland (Maine); died 1904, in New York.

Painter.

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 July 1877, in Johannishus.

Painter. Portraits.

Having studied at the academy of art in Copenhagen in the last few years of the 19th century, Arvid Aae went on to specialise in painting portraits of children.

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 29 January 1833, in Odense; died 2 November 1895, in Copenhagen.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Carl Frederik Aagaard studied at the Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi in Copenhagen, and then assisted his elder brother, from whom he learned the technique of engraving on glass. He then became assistant to the painter and decorative artist Georg Hilker, working with him on projects at the university and other public buildings. Later he joined Heinrich Hansen to work on prestigious decorating projects, particularly the chapel of King Christian IV. During this time, Aagaard worked with the landscape painter Peter Christian Skovgaard, and exhibited for the first time in ...

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 3 May 1818, in Odense; died 22 May 1879, in Copenhagen.

Engraver (wood).

Johan Peter, elder brother of the landscape painter Carl Frederik Aagaard, worked first as a shoemaker, following in his father's footsteps. He then went to Copenhagen, where he learned wood engraving. He showed for the first time at the annual exhibition of the Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi in Copenhagen in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 13 October 1863, in Levanger.

Painter. Seascapes.

Aagaard began his studies at the Trondheim technical school and then worked at the royal academy of art in Oslo. He later studied painting with Christian Krohg and Harriet Backer. He exhibited at the Paris ...

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British, 19th century, female.

Sculptor. Busts.

Miss Aagot-Vangen exhibited a plaster bust at the Paris Salon of 1905.

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 3 September 1856, in Elverum; died 1 May 1904.

Painter, lithographer. Landscapes.

Olaf Alakram began his artistic education late in life. Around 1890 he worked with the painters Werenskojold and Gerhard Munthe in Oslo. He then went to train in Copenhagen under Zarhman in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 24 December 1854, in Rauland.

Painter, sculptor. Genre scenes, portraits.

At the age of 20, Aanonsen decided to study with the painter Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien, where he stayed for three years. He then went to Munich to work with the Bavarian painter Anton Seitz, an imitator of Meissonnier. He returned to Oslo in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, female.

Born 27 May 1826, in Flekkefjord.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes, animals.

Marie-Hélène Aarestrup studied with the painter Reusch in Bergen and then with Ange Tissier in Paris in 1859. Finally she worked with Benjamin Vautier in Düsseldorf, and later asked Charles Chaplin to advise her. She exhibited for the first time in Oslo in ...

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 August 1852, in Nyborg.

Sculptor. Statues.

Initially a woodcarver, Carl Wilhelm Oluf Peter Aarsleff went on to study under Fjeldskov at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen from 1872 to 1876. In 1879 his statue of Telemachus, now in the museum of Odense, earned him a gold medal. He visited Paris, Greece and Italy, where he stayed for quite some time in Rome. His works can be seen in the art gallery of Copenhagen and at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. The art lover Jacobsen commissioned two reliefs which now adorn the façade of the latter. Aarsleff was also involved in the decoration of Copenhagen's law courts. He was appointed a member of the Kunstakademi of Copenhagen in ...