Ejnar Hansen 1884-1965 Portrait of his Son circa 1920
Ejmar Hansen did this very nice mixed media painting of his son. The painting is framed in it's original frame. Image size is 20" x 24. This jewel came from an estate of a well known Hollywood producer. It will be a great addition to any collection of California paintings.
"Ejmar Hansen" was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on Jan. 9, 1884, Hansen attended the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen. He arrived in the U.S. in 1914 and lived in Michigan and Wheaton, IL before settling in Pasadena in 1924. He taught at Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes, Pomona College, John Muir College, and the Pasadena School of Fine Arts. Hansen died in Pasadena on Sept. 26, 1965.
His oeuvre includes still lifes, landscapes, portraits, and figure compositions in oil and watercolor. His works won many awards in southern California exhibitions from 1927.
Member: LA AA; Pasadena Society of Artists.
Exh: AIC, 1918, 1945, 1946; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1927 (1st prize), 1941, 1954; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1928; Calif. State Fair, 1930; Stickney Hall (Pasadena), 1932; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1934, 1941; Academy of Western Painters (LA), 1936-37; Modern Art Gallery (Hollywood), 1936; Calif. WC Society, 1937-55; GGIE, 1939; NY World's Fair, 1939; Pottinger Gallery (Pasadena), 1940; Padua Hills Theater, 1942; CGA, 1943; Cincinnati Museum, 1945; Santa Paula High School, 1946; NAD, 1946; City Hall (LA), 1951; MM, 1952; San Gabriel Valley, 1953; Pasadena Art Inst., 1955, 1956 (solo); Laguna Beach, 1959 (solo); LA AA, 1962 (solo). In: Lovelock (NV) Post Office (mural); Newport (CA) High School; San Diego Museum; Orange Co. (CA) Museum.Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940" Who's Who in American Art 1936-62; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Who's Who in California 1942.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes
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