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Art Competitions at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

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Art Competitions at the 1912 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Karla Road 10, Stockholm
Date Started: May 5, 1912
Date Finished: July 27, 1912

Gold: ITA Carlo Pellegrini

Summary

Only four painters are known to have entered the first Olympic painting competition. The winner, Carlo Pellegrini, had been invited by Pierre, Baron de Coubertin, who was likely also the jury for the competition. Living in Switzerland, Pellegrini often painted winter scenes, which he also did for his winning work in the 1912 Olympics, called "Winter Sports".

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal Title
1 Carlo Pellegrini 45 Italy ITA Gold Winter Sports
AC Ernest Townsend 32 Great Britain GBR
AC Joseph Ferdinand Gueldry 54 France FRA
AC Jean François Raffaëlli 62 France FRA