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Thorvald Hoyer

 (1872 - 1949)
Thorvald Arnst Hoyer was active/lived in Illinois / Denmark.  Thorvald Hoyer is known for naive visionary landscape and genre.

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Described as a "modern primitive" with a Pointilliest style, Thorvald Hoyer did painting as a hobby while making money at menial jobs to support his Hungarian wife, Regina Dicker, and his stepdaughter.  In fact, the only time he made money from his artwork was during the 1930s when he participated in the Federal Art Project, a division of the WPA (Works Progress Administration).

His early work was exhibited in Chicago in 1944 in the galleries of Marshall Field & Company.  Although his paintings resembled those of French painter, Georges Seurat (1859-1891), Hoyer claimed that his primary influence was George Inness (1824-1894).  However, the style and titles of Hoyer's paintings were distinctly American   ...  Displaying 750 of 1539 characters.

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