Prince Eugen Medal

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Not to be confused with The Prince Eugen Culture Prize.
Prince Eugen Medal
Prins Eugen-medaljen
Awarded by The King of Sweden
Country  Sweden
Type Royal medal
Order of Wear
Next (higher) Litteris et Artibus[1]
Next (lower) Prince Carl Medal[1]
Prince Eugen Medal.gif

The Prince Eugen Medal (Swedish: Prins Eugen-medaljen), is a medal conferred by the King of Sweden for "outstanding artistic achievement".[2]

The medal was established in 1945 by the then King of Sweden, Gustaf V, in connection with the eightieth birthday of his brother Prince Eugen who was a noted painter and art collector.

It is awarded every year on 5 November, the name day of Eugen, and presented to the winners at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

Prince Eugen

Medallists[edit]

The following people have received the Prince Eugen Medal since its inception.[3] Winners are Swedish unless denoted otherwise.

Architects[edit]

Painters[edit]

Graphic Artists[edit]

Sculptors[edit]

Artisans[edit]

Photographers[edit]

Draftsmen[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Anvisningar för bärande av kungliga medaljer med mera" (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Prince Eugen Medal". Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Medaljförläningar – Prins Eugen-medaljen" (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "King presents Prince Eugen Medal". Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 

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