Full name: John Christen Johansen
Born: November 25, 1876 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Died: June 23, 1964 in New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Country: United States
Sport: Art Competitions
Related Olympians: Husband of Jean MacLane.
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.
|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|
|1928 Summer||51||Amsterdam||Art Competitions||United States||Final Standings||AC||Le Pays des Chasseurs|
|1932 Summer||55||Los Angeles||Art Competitions||United States||Final Standings||AC||hors concours||The Shipbuilder|