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Hjorth Denmark, Part 2

There is so much more to Hjorth Pottery than the commonly seen Art Nouveau style terracotta coloured pottery.

Many artists, potters and designers have been associated with the factory, creating a huge diversity of styles.

One of the most influential ceramicists at Hjorth was Gertrud Kudielka was born in Bohemia (Czechoslovakia). She was a visiting artist 1930-1931, 1934-1936 and 1938-1939. After WWII she fled her homeland and moved to Denmark where she became a citizen in 1957.

Some other important Hjorth artists are:

Holger Drachmann (painter/poet 1846-1908)
Kristian Zahrtmann (painter 1888-1968)
Gertrud Kudielka (1896-1984)
Adam Fischer (1888-1968)(sculptor)
Lisbeth Munch-Petersen (1909-1997)
Ursula Munch-Petersen (1937-)
Jane Reumert (1942-2016
Ulla Gahrn (1937 – )
Eva Sjögren (1930-2008)

But there were many more including visiting artists and ceramicists.

Hjorth Bowl - Design by Gertrud Kudielka

Hjorth Bowl – Design by Gertrud Kudielka – typical of her decorative patterns with a folk look to the design.

Hjorth Bowl - Design by Gertrud Kudielka

Hjorth Bowl – Design by Gertrud Kudielka

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