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Dyre Vaa

 (1903 - 1980)
Dyre Vaa was active/lived in Norway.  Dyre Vaa is known for portrait, fairy tale and animal sculpture, painting.

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Dyre Vaa (19 January 1903 – 11 May 1980) was a Norwegian sculptor and painter. He was born in Kviteseid, Telemark, and later lived and worked in Rauland. Vaa grew up the youngest of five siblings in a wealthy home. His father was one of the largest forest owners in Telemark. He was the younger brother of lyricist Aslaug Vaa. The writer Tarjei Vesaas and composer Eivind Groven were his second cousins. Dyre Vaa's wife, Thora, was daughter of writer Johan Bojer, and she was the model he used most. Their son Tor is also a sculptor.

Vaa studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry and at Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts from 1922–23, under Wilhelm Rasmussen, and later traveled to Spain, Greece and Italy   ...  Displaying 750 of 2088 characters.

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