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Hans Dahl, Norwegian 1849 - 1937
Hans Dahl of Hardanger, Norway, passed the greater part of his youth in the National Military Academy. A line officer in the regular army for several years, he resigned in 1871 to become a painter.
He entered the art school at Carlsruhe, where he was a pupil of Riefstahl and Hans Gude. The latter instructor, being a fellow countryman, stressed the grandeur and beauty of Norway in his landscapes, and pictures by Dahl tend to convey the (showing 500 of 2252 characters).