School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Hans (Olaf Halvor) Heyerdahl

Born: 1857, Norway, Smedjebakken, Dalarne   Died: 1913, Christiania (Oslo)

Painter. Son of an engineer, architect and poet. First studied under the landscape painter Peder Cappelen Thurmann (1839-1919) at Kongelige Tegneskole, Christiania, in 1873 before attending Munich Akademie where he turned away from landscapes to history paintings and portraits. He worked briefly in La Hague and Paris where he had contacts with Theo and Vincent Van Gogh

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

[Portrait of John Pollard Seddon] OP49 Oil Paintings