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Thorvald Hagedorn-Olsen

Full name: Thorvald Hagedorn-Olsen
Gender: Male
Born: June 1, 1902 in Svendborg, Syddanmark, Denmark
Died: January 20, 1996 in Oppe Sundby, Frederikssund, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Art Competitions


Thorvald Hagedorn-Olsen started as a craftsman painter. Since 1926 he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in København and earlier in Paris. He mostly painted landscapes, having a preference for fjord scenes, and figure compositions. Hagedorn-Olsen preferred sober, harmonic colors (dark, heavy earth tones). As a sculptor, he often worked together with his son and ceramic artist Jeppe (1929-2011). Their best known mutual work is Vegetation og Tolerance, Opvågnen for a town hall in København. Thorvald Hagedorn-Olsen was listed among the most famous Danish artists.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Denmark DEN AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Art Competitions Denmark Final Standings AC Schwimmerin
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