You Are Here > > > Philip Kran Paval

Philip Kran Paval

Full name: Philip Krenker Kran Paval
Gender: Male
Born: April 20, 1899 in Nykøbing Falster, Guldborgsund, Sjælland, Denmark
Died: March 1, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Art Competitions


Danish painter and sculptor Philip Kran Paval immigrated to America in 1919, where he worked as a merchant seaman in New York. In the 1920s he moved to Los Angeles where he established a silversmith shop. He settled in Hollywood where he maintained a studio as a gathering place for artists, Bohemians, actors and writers. Kran Paval became well known for his silver and gold sculptures as well as his portraits of Hollywood celebrities. From 1953-56 he was President of the California Art Club.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 33 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Denmark DEN AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 33 Los Angeles Art Competitions Denmark Final Standings AC Shell Race
id: 920,229