Vilhelm Hammershoi

1864–1916

Biography

Vilhelm Hammershøi ( pronunciation ), often written in English Vilhelm Hammershoi (15 May 1864 – 13 February 1916), was a Danish painter. He is known for his poetic, subdued portraits and interiors. In 1997, Denmark issued a postage stamp in his honour.

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Chiaroscuro

Chiaroscuro is an Italian term which translates as light-dark, and refers to the balance and pattern of light and shade ...

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