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Bronze Abstract Sculpture by Gerda Thune Andersen, Denmark



Bronze abstract sculpture by Gerda Thune Andersen, Denmark Sophie Thune Andersen, born August 29, 1932 in Hellerup in Denmark, is a Danish-Swedish sculptor. Gerda Thune Andersen is the daughter of the chief physician Troels Thune Andersen and Karen Bergtrup Christiansen and from 1958 married the forester Nils Wiljelm Hammer Kjølsen. She studied for Gottfred Eickhoff, Johannes Bjerg and Einar Utzon-Frank at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen 1954-1959 and was for a period 1956 a student at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. She was awarded a scholarship from the Carlsberg Foundation in 1958 and the Danish Academy of Fine Arts' Gold Medal in 1959 and the Niels Prize award in 2014. Since the mid-1950s, she participated in most spring exhibitions at Charlottenborg in Copenhagen and from 1965 with the Skåne Art Association. Among her public works are the bronze sculptures Tine at Ängelholm Hospital, Legende barn in Bromölla and a memorial relief of Niels Egede in Egedeminde on Greenland and with a ceramic relief in Rønne on Bornholm. In the mid-1960s she settled in Skåne where she built her own studio and in the early 1990s she moved to Africa where she periodically lived in Mozambique, Laos and Kenya since 2011 she is active in Cairo. Her art consists of reliefs, figures and portraits made of plaster, wood, stone or bronze. Gerda Thune Andersen is represented at, among others, the Kristianstad Regional Museum, the National Museum of Art and the Vendsyssel Art Museum.


  • Creator
    Knud Andersen (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)Width: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)Depth: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Seat Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Buffalo, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1062421061702

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