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Thorwald Madsen

 (1889 - 1960)
Thorwald Madsen was active/lived in California / Denmark.  Thorwald Madsen is known for Portrait painter, muralist.

Biography   Thorwald Madsen


Born in Birkelse, Denmark on April 19, 1889. Madsen began his art studies in Denmark and continued at the AIC. He was active in Kenosha, WI before settling in Los Angeles in 1925. He also designed furniture and tapestries while head of the La Brea Studio of Arts & Crafts in 1928. He died in Norwalk, CA on Dec. 3, 1960.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); WW in Los Angeles City, 1918.

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