Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

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Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

 

"Vilhelm Theodor Fischer was painter. He was born 04.10.1857 in Holbaek, and died 24.10.1928 at Frederiksberg. His parents were painter Jens Vilhelm. Fischer and Johanne Frederikke Dithmer. On 06.12.1890 he married Vilhelmine (Ville) Marie Birgitte Ibsen (Ipsen) in Odense. She was born 09.15.1859 in Odense and died 12.10.1925 at Frederiksberg. She was the daughter of baker Niels Christian Hansur Gudmund Georg Ibsen and Mette Marie Hansen.

 

Vilhelm Theodor Fischer has exclusively painted animals and landscapes. In the beginning it was particularly livestock, he concentrated on, later he preferred wild birds. He liked the flat beach landscape with a low horizon, and he put gradually more and more emphasis on the animals' affinity with nature. His color scheme became over the years more and more impressionistic. As an employee of the porcelain factory he stressed to the flourishing of underglaze painting from around 1920s.

 

During his education he spent 3 years in apprenticeship with E. Schmiegelow; Technical Inststitute; Arts Academy Copenhagen, 1876-82. He travelled to Berlin, Dresden and Munich in 1892.

 

Vilhelm Theodor Fischer was employed at the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory as underglaze painter from 1894-1928; ...."

 

 

Information source: Kunstindex Danmark & Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon

Seagull Vase
Seagull Vase
Picking Ducks Vase
Picking Ducks Vase
Heron Vase
Heron Vase
Starling Vase
Starling Vase
Eider Duck Vase
Eider Duck Vase
Eider Duck Vase
Eider Duck Vase
VF - Sheep vase
VF - Sheep vase
VF - Sheep vase
Seagull Vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: 18.04.1927

Unique Number: none

Height: 62 cm

Diameter: 38.5 cm

Motif: Seagull Vase

Remarks:

Picking Ducks Vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: May 1895

Unique Number: 5330

Height: 21,5 cm

Diameter: 13 cm

Motif: Picking ducks Vase

Remarks: Heat crack, was used as table lamp

(drilled at the side)

Heron Vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: 06.02.1925

Unique Number: none

Height: 53,5 cm

Diameter: 30 cm

Motif: Heron Vase

Remarks:

Starling Vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: 16.04.1922

Unique Number: none

Height: 43 cm

Diameter: 20,5 cm

Motif: Starling Vase

Remarks: Heat Crack at the side wall

Eider Duck Vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: July 1895

Unique Number: 5440

Height: 29.5 cm

Diameter: 25 cm

Motif: Eider duck Vase

Remarks:

Eider Duck Vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: September 1908

Unique Number: 10172

Height: 44 cm

Diameter: 20 cm

Motif: Eider duck Vase

Remarks:

VF - Sheep vase
VF - Sheep vase

Artist: Vilhelm Theodor Fischer

Date of Production: June 1910

Unique Number: 9863

Height: 26.5 cm

Diameter: 32.5 cm

Motif: Sheep at the shore

Remarks:

Besucherzaehler

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