artist: Svend Sinding Christensen (Danish 1898-1980)
medium: oil on canvas
dimensions: 42 x 24 cm canvas size / 54 x 41 cm frame size (approx)
dated 1946 on verso
presented in its original frame
AU $880 (approx US $590 / 540 EUROS / 80,000 yen / 470 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Svend Sinding Christensen was born on 22 April, 1898 in Copenhagen. He was a Danish painter.
Christensen studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and a was pupil of Danish artist Ejner Nielsen (1876-1952). He took study trip to Spain, France and Algiers.
He painted painted landscapes and urban environments from his travels around Denmark, and after the 1930s also from travels abroad. In addition to landscape painting, he painted several portraits and figurative works. His brother was artist Jens Sinding Cristensen. He won Sødrings Legat award in 1969. He signed his oils both with both a monogram and initials.
Select exhibitions he showed at included Kunstnernes efteraars udstilling (The Artists’ Autumn Exhibition) in 1924-26 and 1928, Kunstner foreningen in 1941-45 and 1948.
Listed works by Christensen include Havegang (Garden Walk) (exhibited 1924), Self Portrait (exhibited 1925), Figure (exhibited 1927), Motiv fra Valby (Scene from Valby) (exhibited 1928), Klitter, Vesterhavet (Dunes, North Sea) (exhibited 1931), Landscape (exhibitied 1941), Bro, Frankrig (Bridge, France) (exhibited 1942), Nørrebro, Winter (exhibited 1943), Landscape Tibirke (Landscape, Birch Tree) (exhibited 1944), Portræt af min mor (Portrait of my mother) (exhibited 1945) and Landskab, Spanien (Landscape, Spain) (exhibited 1948).
Christensen passed away on 30 October, 1980.