Viggo Langer was an accomplished German painter predominantly known for his spirited impressionistic depictions of picturesque Danish views. He trained in Copenhagen at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and later with Carl Bloch (1884-85).
His works are often characterised by a sense of uplifting freedom, space, and warm Summer conditions. He's represented in numerous public collections.
Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition, Aarhus, Danish Artists' Association
Statens Museum for Kunst
Summer Landscape With Pond (1909)
View From Hellebæk With A Well Near A Thatched Farm (1915)
A Summer Woodland (1925)
Born in Reudnitz near Leipzig, Germany, to Hans Peter Hansen, an engraver, and Clara Aurelia Sophie Langer. Originally christened Viggo Hansen.
Enrolled at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
Debuted at the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition where he exhibited regularly until 1943.
Studied under Carl Bloch.
Changed name to Viggo Langer.
Travelled to Sicily.
Married Louise Frederikke Caroline du Plessis de Richelieu, a painter.
Travelled to Paris.
Exhibited in Aarhus, Denmark.
Travelled to the Balkans.
Travelled to Varmland.
Travelled to Menton.
Died in Rungsted, Denmark.