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Malthe M. Hasselriis

Also Known as: Malthe C. M. Hasselriis, Malthe Hasselriis

Born:
Skive, Denmark 1888

Died:
Gentofte, Denmark 1970

Active in:

  • New York, New York

Luce Artist Biography

Malthe Hasselriis was a self-taught miniaturist whose sitters included Pearl Buck, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, and President John F. Kennedy. Hasselriis was also a talented illustrator, providing watercolors for stories by Pearl Buck, and for editions of The Ugly Duckling and Tales of a Chinese Grandmother. He won the Levantia White Boardman award for best miniature in 1948 and 1956.