Lambertus Johannes Hansen

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Interior with a woman and child near a stairway, collection Teylers Museum

Lambertus Johannes Hansen (1803, Staphorst – 1859, Amsterdam), was a 19th-century Dutch painter.


According to the RKD he was the son of the cityscape painter Carel Lodewijk Hansen and the brother of Carel II (born 1793).[1] He was a pupil of his father, Jean Augustin Daiwaille, Charles Howard Hodges, Jan Hulswit, Pieter Barbiers IV and Jan Willem Pieneman.[1] He is known for historical interiors in the manner of Pieter de Hooch. In 1832 he won a silver medal for his painting after a nude model in the category nudes. In 1833 he became a member of the Koninklijke Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He later taught Hendrik Jacobus Scholten when he became a teacher there.[1]