Woods, Knute O. Svendsen

1983.063.006

Title

Woods, Knute O. Svendsen

Identifier

1983.063.006

Date

1951

Creator

Knute O. Svendsen

Coverage

Norwood, Massachusetts

Source

Gift of Sylvia Wallace

Format

Oil on canvas
Dimensions: height, 16 inches; width, 20 inches.

Subject

Norwegian-American Fine Art
Painting
Oil on canvas
Knute O. Svendsen
Woods

Description

Knute Svendsen was born in Oslo, Norway on May 17, 1891. His family emigrated to Massachusetts in the early 1900s. He worked in many media, but around 1920 began working in stained glass. In 1943, he became the chief designer for the Charles J. Connick Stained Glass Association in Boston, designing stained glass windows for churches, cathedrals libraries, and other institutions around the world. He continued to work there until 1963. Svendsen died in Norwood, MA in 1982.

Dimensions: height, 16 inches; width, 20 inches.

Collection

Citation

Knute O. Svendsen, “Woods, Knute O. Svendsen,” Virtual Galleries, accessed October 24, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/483.