Emanuel (August Emanuel) Vigeland
(1875 - 1948)
Emanuel (August Emanuel) Vigeland was active/lived in Norway, Europe. Emanuel Vigeland is known for frescoes, decorative art, stained glass and sculpture.
Biography Emanuel (August Emanuel) Vigeland
Emanuel Vigeland was a multi-talented Norwegian artist. He is known for a variety of decorations of Scandinavian churches and for Tomba Emmanuelle, his mausoleum at Slemdal in Oslo.
August Emanuel Vigeland was born in Halse og Harkmark in Mandal, Vest-Agder county. Vigeland was born to a family of craftsmen. His parents were Elesæus Thorsen (1835–1886), a cabinetmaker and Anne Aanensdatter (1835–1907). His elder brother was sculptor, Gustav Vigeland. In autumn 1894, he went to Oslo as a student at the Norwegian National Academy. In the spring of 1897 he debuted at the National art exhibition. Vigeland went to Copenhagen in the autumn of 1898 and was a student of Peder Severin Krøyer at Den Frie Studieskole. From October 1899 to Febru
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