Anna Smidth

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Anna Smidth

 

Anna Smidth was a painter. She was born 04.05.1861 in Rønnede, and died in 1951. Her parents were counselor Jens Frederik Julius Beck Smidth and Anna Henriette Hoyer. She stayed Single.

Anna Smidth who´s brother was the architect Philip Smidth, was employed at The Royal Copenhagen Porcelain in the period when Arnold Krog was the artistic director and later director from 1885 until 1915. She was one of those very special female artists that worked under her inspiration and painted independently and created images on vases, pots, plates, etc. Her flower and landscape paintings were stylized, elegant executed and were often influenced by Japanese art. She was educated by E. Mundt and M. Luplaus.

 

Anna Smidth travelled to Germany, northern Italy in 1893 and several more times to Italy as well as to Sweden.

 

Main information source: Kunstindex Danmark & Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon

 

 

 

Chestnut and flower Vase
Chestnut and flower Vase
Blossom Vase
Blossom Vase
Art Nouveau Style Flower Vase
Art Nouveau Style Flower Vase
Flower Plate
Chestnut and flower Vase

Artist: Anna Smidth

Date of Production: May 1904

Unique Number: 8885

Height: 50,5 cm

Diameter: 25 cm

Motif: Chestnut Vase with leaves, and

flowers

Remarks: Listed in her workbook

Blossom Vase

Artist: Anna Smidth

Date of Production: June 1891

Unique Number: 2665

Height: 20 cm

Diameter: 21 cm

Motif: Hydrangea Vase

Remarks:

Art Nouveau Style Flower Vase

Artist: Anna Smidth

Date of Production: February 1900

Unique Number: 7475

Height: 18,5 cm

Diameter: 6 cm

Motif: Art Nouveau blossom vase

Remarks:

Artist: Anna Smidth

Date of Production: September 1890

Unique Number: 2131

Diameter: 25 cm

Motif: Lily blossom

Remarks:

Flower Plate
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