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Harry Nielsen

 (1882 - 1952)
Harry A. Nielsen was active/lived in California / Denmark.  Harry Nielsen is known for painting.

Biography   Harry Nielsen


Born in Slagelse, Denmark on Sept. 25, 1882. Nielsen immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1885. He studied art in Chicago with Jean Mannheim and at the AIC. After settling in Pasadena in 1907, he established a studio in his home at 701 California Terrace. He worked as an interior decorator and taught at the Chouinard Art School in 1937-39. Nielsen died in Pasadena on April 5, 1952. Member: Calif. Art Club. Exh: Royar Gallery (LA), 1914.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Ferdinand Perret Files; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); American Art Annual 1919-25; Death record; Los Angeles Times, 4-8-1952 (obituary).

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