|Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data
compared to the extensive information about American artists.|
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 1428 characters).