Poul Benedict Olrik

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  • Name Poul Benedict Olrik 
    Born 2 Jun 1878  København, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
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      Olrik, Povl Benedikt, 1878-1928, sculptor. * 2.6.1878 at Fr.berg,? 15.2.1928 in Hell., Begr. smst. Parents: The painter, pictured. Ole Henrik Benedictus O. and Hermina Valentiner. ~ 18.11.1905 in Skoven ved Jægerspris with Harriet Ernesta Marie Hansen, * 11.1.1879 in Jægerspris, daughter of forester Søren H. and Louise Løhr.

      Povl Olrik's favorite sculptural material was wood, but he has also worked with portrait busts in clay, which were then cast in plaster. In addition to the naturalistic sculptures, he has created a large number of decorative works in wood, bronze and stucco, among others. to several of the brother-in-law, architect Carl Brummer's villas. Finally, he has restored and partially reconstructed the Navy shipyard's collection of old galleon figures.


      In carpentry; trained by the decorative sculptors Ferdinandsen, Ludvigsen and PW Fyhn; Tekn. Sk., Kbh .; Kunstakad. Kbh. 1899- 1902.

      Many travel to Italy.

      Teacher at Drawing and Art Industry. for Women 1917-24; Medl. by Charl. censorkom. 1921, 1923, 1927.

      Akad. 1924.

      Charl. Spring 1903-04, 1907, 1910, 1913, 1915-16, 1918, 1921, 1924, 1927-28; KE 1907, 1914; Landsudst., Århus 1909.

      Sculptures: Puppy (teak, exhibit 1921); Girl with dolphin (elm tree, exhibit 1927); Women's statuette (teak, exhibit 1928); Pulpit (Tåstrup K.); Pulpit Fills (Level K.); Lectern (Copenhagen Congregational Assembly Hall); Lectern (Teacher College); Grave cross over Mrs. Louise Hansen, b. Løhr (oak, Jægerspris Kgrd.). Painting: Jesus appears to the disciples after the resurrection (altarpiece, 1928, Christiansø K.). Drawings for tombstones: Minister of Finance Vilh. Lassen (Bornholm granite, 1908, Aalborg Kgrd.); Joh. Ottosen (Vestre Kgrd.); more at Fr.berg Kgrd.).

      Skønvirke 1917, 161-64; Berl. Time. 17.2.1928 (nekr.); Danm. K., Bornholm County, 1954, 578.

      Author: Dorthe Falcon Møller (DFM

      In 1905 he married Harriet Ernesta Marie Hansen (born 1879), daughter of forester Søren Hansen and Louise Løhr.

      København, København (Staden), Frederiksberg Allé (Lige numre), , 74i, 124, FT-1901, E0966
      Hermina Olrik født Valentinar, Alder, 1839/11/23, E, Husmoder, Rentier, Fødested, Søholm ved Store Heddinge
      Dagmar Olrik, Alder, 1860/07/29, U, Datter, Malerinde,Fødested, København
      Poul Olrik, Alder, 1878/07/02, U, Søn, Elev paa Kunstadakamiet, Fødested, København
      Benedicte Olrik, Alder, 1881/09/27, U, Datter, Tegneelev, Fødested,København
      (Dansk Demografisk Database-Rigsarkivet- Folketællinger)
    Gender Male 
    • Povl Benedikt Olrik
      Birth 2 Jun 1878
      Frederiksberg, Frederiksberg Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Death 15 Feb 1928 (aged 49)
      Hellerup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Hellerup Kirkegaard
      Hellerup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Memorial ID 181655221
      Created by: letemrip
      Added: 22 Jul 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial 181655221

      He was a Danish sculptor.

      Dagmar Olrik
      Birth 28 Jun 1860
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Death 22 Sep 1932 (aged 72)
      Klampenborg, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Vestre Kirkegard
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Memorial ID 180964416
      Created by: letemrip
      Added: 3 Jul 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial 180964416

      She was a Danish painter and gobelinvæverske, daughter of Henrik Olrik and sister of Axel, Benedicte, Eyvind, Hans, Jørgen and Povl Olrik .

    Person ID I17395  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 

    Father Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik,   b. 24 May 1830, København, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1890, Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Hermina Valentinar 
    Family ID F6220  Group Sheet

    Family Harriet Ernesta Marie Hansen 
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F6224  Group Sheet

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