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John Johansen

Full name: John Christen Johansen
Gender: Male
Born: November 25, 1876 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Died: June 23, 1964 in New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Husband of Jean MacLane.

Biography

Painter John Christen Johansen was born in Denmark, but married the American painter Jean MacLane. Their son John MacLane Johansen later became a well-known architect. John Christen became a well-known portraitist and studied in Cincinnati and Chicago from 1901-11. In 1919, he moved to Paris where he studied at the Académie Julian, and learned academic techniques while being exposed to the ideas of modernism.

Johansen’s portraits included many well-known and high-ranked politicians in the US. He also painted the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, ordered by the US Government. He combined luministic, tonalistic, and impressionistic styles and specialized in landscapes, portraits, and interior scenes.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 51 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings United States USA AC
1932 Summer 55 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC hors concours

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 51 Amsterdam Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Le Pays des Chasseurs

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 55 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC hors concours The Shipbuilder
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