Kjeld Hansen

Danish, b. 1919

Hansen 11530

Untitled (Beach Scene), 1942
Oil on canvas
23 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

Signed with initials and dated K.H. ‘42, lower left


Kjeld Hansen was born in 1919 in Falster, Denmark. In 1938, Hansen, attended art school in Copenhagen. Hansen’s early work was largely representational, but grew more abstract in the 1950s and 60s. He exhibited in Oslo, Norway, Copenhagen, Denmark and Lund Sweden. He was active with the Danish Artists Association annual exhibitions. In the United States, he exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum. In 2012, he died in Denmark at the age of 93.

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