Josef Theodor Hansen
(1848 - 1912)
Josef Theodor Hansen was active/lived in Germany, Denmark, Europe. Josef Hansen is known for painting.
Biography Josef Theodor Hansen
The Danish painter and illustrator studied 1869-76 at the Art Academy in Copenhagen. He traveled to France, Italy and Greece and was a valued architectural painter. Its interiors and cityscapes covered in the annual exhibitions in Charlottenborg special attention. It is noteworthy in the present sheet that Hansen is not focused on prominent display side of Quatrrocento palazzo, but shows the side view of the sprawling green of the courtyard on the Rio di San Tomaso, facing the Grand Canal. The Contarini were among the oldest, most important and branched most noble families of the Serenissima. In Venice alone eight palaces bear the name of the family who turned over the centuries four patriarchs and eight doges.
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