(1887 - 1970)
Nils Richard Alexander Hogner was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Nils Hogner is known for children's book illustration, mural and portrait painting.
Biography Nils Hogner
Nils Hogner became a painter of murals and portraits, a printmaker, and illustrator of children's books. His career included art study in Denmark, living and working in the Southwest, and then settling into a relatively sophisticated existence in the east, primarily in New York City, and Litchfield, Connecticut.
From Swedish-American immigrants, Hogner settled in Whiteville, Massachusetts with his family, and studied at the Boston School of Painting, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School, and, re-crossing the ocean, at the Rhodes Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark. He also became a pupil of Russian artist, Leon Gaspard (1882-1964); and Swedish painter, Ivar Nyberg (1855-1925).
In the 1920s and early '30s, he ran the Kl
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