Eckersberg Medal

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The Eckersberg Medal (originally the Akademiets Aarsmedaille or Annual Academy Medal) is an annual award of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. It is named after Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, known as the father of Danish painting.

The Eckersberg Medal was created in 1883, on the 100th birthday of its namesake.[1]

Eckersberg Medal recipients[edit]

Source (1940 onwards): Akademiraadet

Before 1940[edit]

1940s[edit]

Year Recipient[3] Field
1940 Henrik Starcke
Astrid Noack
Flemming Larsen
Erik Møller
Lauritz Hartz
Søren Hjorth Nielsen
Sculptor
Sculptor
Architect
Architect
Painter
Painter
1941 Aage Petersen
Gunnar Hansen
Vilhelm Lauritzen
Frits Schlegel
Otto Nielsen
Victor Haagen Müller
Sculptor
Sculptor
Architect
Architect
Painter
Painter
1942 Hugo Liisberg
Anker Hoffmann
Elof Risebye
Niels Grønbech
Sculptor
Sculptor
Painter
Painter
1943 Aage Nielsen-Edwin
Agnes Lunn
Kaj Louis Jensen
Hans Chrisitan Hansen
Viggo S. Jørgensen
Povl Schrøder
Christine Swane
Sculptor
Sculptor
Sculptor
Architect
Architect
Painter
Painter
1944 Knud Nellemose
Gottfred Eickhoff
Eske Kristensen
Axel Skjelborg
Carl Jensen
Sculptor
Sculptor
Architect
Painter
Painter
1945 Inge Finsen
Tyge Holm
C. F. Møller
C.Th. Sørensen
Arne Ludvigsen
Ole Søndergaard
Erik Hoppe
Sculptor
Architect
Architect
Architect
Architect
Architect
Painter
1946 Ulf Rasmussen
J. Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
F. Grut
Paul Sørensen
Sophie Pedersen
Sculptor
Sculptor
Architect
Painter
Painter
1947 Ejgill Vedel Schmidt
Finn Juhl
Júlíana Sveinsdóttir
Bizzie Høyer
Ville Jais Nielsen
Sculptor
Architect
Painter
Painter
Painter
1948 Tove Olafsson
Stephensen
Knud Hansen
Mogens Andersen
Svend Johansen
Lauritz Hartz
Sculptor
Architect
Painter
Painter
Painter
Painter
1949 August Keil
Agnete Jørgensen
Hans Georg Skovgaard
Edvard Klindt-Larsen
Egon Mathiesen
Sculptor
Sculptor
Architect
Architect
Painter

1950s[edit]

Year Recipient[3] Field
1950 Carl-Henning Pedersen
Richard Mortensen
Børge Mogensen
Painter
Painter
Architect
1951 Holger J. Jensen
Hans Bendix
Hans Hansen
Helge Refn
Henning Seidelin
Grethe Bagge
Painter
Painter
Architect
Architect
Sculptor
Sculptor
1952 Helge Nielsen
Dan Sterup-Hansen
P.E. Hoff
B. Windinge
Painter
Painter
Architect
Architect
1953 Kaj Mottlau
Petri Gissel
Halldor Gunnløgsson
Ole Hagen
William Gersel
Jørgen Thoms
Painter
Painter
Architect
Architect
Sculptor
Sculptor
1954 Mogens Zieler
Kaj Ejstrup
Viggo Møller-Jensen
Hjalte Skovgaard
Painter
Painter
Architect
Sculptor
1955 S. Danneskjold-Samsøe
Christian Daugaard
Eva & Nils Koppel
Painter
Painter
Architects
1956 Carl Østerbye
Erik Herløw
Hans J. Wegner
Painter
Architect
Architect
1957 Albert Gammelgaard
Karl Bovin
Jørn Utzon
Erik Christian Sørensen
Helge Holmskov
Painter
Painter
Architect
Architect
Sculptor
1958 Harald Leth
Holger Jensen
Vilhelm Wohlert
Painter
Architect
Architect
1959 Egill Jacobsen
Ole Kielberg
Jørn Nielsen
Jørgen Bo
Painter
Painter
Architect
Architect

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John L. Loeb Jnr, The Ambassador John L. Loeb Jnr Danish Art Collection, John L. Loeb Jnr, New York, 2005, Appendix A: An Overview of Danish Royal and Secular Art Collections, Exhibitions, Museums and Art Associations in Denmark, http://www.loebdanishartcollection.com/pdf/APPENDIX_a.pdf (retrieved December 2008)
  2. ^ a b c d Jensen Silver, The Georg Jensen Designers, http://www.jensensilver.com/news-info/designers.html (retrieved December 2008)
  3. ^ a b "Tildelinger af medaljer". Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Gunnar Westman", Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Willy Ørskov", Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbachs kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved 7 June 2012.

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