Constantin Hansen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Constantin Hansen

Danish artist

Date of Birth: 03-Nov-1804

Place of Birth: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 29-Mar-1880

Profession: painter

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Constantin Hansen

  • Carl Christian Constantin Hansen (Constantin Hansen) (3 November 1804 – 29 March 1880) was one of the painters associated with the Golden Age of Danish Painting.
  • He was deeply interested in literature and mythology, and inspired by art historian Niels Laurits Høyen, he tried to recreate a national historical painting based on Norse mythology.
  • He painted also many altarpieces and portraits, including the monumental oil painting The Danish Constituent Assembly (Den grundlovgivende Rigsforsamling) between 1861 and 1865.

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