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Early Days:

   Constantin was born in Rome, the son of portrait painter Hans Hansen. The family soon moved to Vienna where the widow of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart became godmother at his christening. The family moved to Copenhagen within his first year, where he was raised.

Frederick Childe Hassam


Personal Details


Frederick Childe Hassam

Place of Birth

Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Birth

October 17, 1859

Date of Death

August 27, 1935 (aged 75)








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   He entered the architecture school of the Royal Danish Academy of Art (Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi) at 12 years of age, but changes his course of study to painting at the age of 21. He began his training under Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg in 1828. He lost both his parents at about this time to typhus, and became the sole supporter of his younger sisters. He took over several commissions that had belonged to his father, including some copies to the Portrait Collection at Frederiksborg Palace and decorative paintings to Christiansborg Palace.

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Work done by Frederick Childe Hassam

Work done by Frederick Childe Hassam

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