Hans Jørgen Holm

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Hans Jørgen Holm (9 May 1835 – 22 July 1916) was a Danish architect. A pupil of Johan Daniel Herholdt, he became a professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and a leading Danish proponent of the National Romantic style. [1]

Biography[edit]

Holm was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was the son of Carl Jacob Holm and Johanne Henriette f. Kierulf.

He studied at the city's College of Advanced Technology before being admitted to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, where he graduated in 1855. [2] In the same time he worked for Gustav Friederich Hetsch and Johan Daniel Herholdt. [2]

From 1866-79, he was an assistant teaching architectural art at the architectural school and at the model school 1867-70. From 1883 to 1908, he was professor at the architectural school. In 1872-73, he was a building inspector in the City of Copenhagen. From 1883-1908, he was a professor at the Royal Danish Academy. He served as the architect of Roskilde Cathedral from 1898-1915.[2]

He died during 1916 in Ordrup and was buried at Vestre Kirkegård in Copenhagen.

Published works[edit]

  • Tegninger af ældre nordisk Arkitektur (1872-84)
  • Studierejser af Kunstakademiets Elever I-II (1873-87)

Selected works[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karin Kryger. "Hans J. Holm". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Anne Lise Thygesen "Hans J. Holm". Den Store Danske, Gyldendal. Retrieved 2010-01-12.