Born in Silvis, IL on April 23, 1909. Hansen studied in San Diego at the Academy of Fine Arts under Otto Schneider and continued his training in NYC. While in San Diego in the 1930s, he had a studio in the Spanish Village in Balboa Park. He died on Aug. 30, 1990.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
San Diego Union, 1-5-1936; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here