Prince Eugen Medal

The Prince Eugen Medal (Swedish: Prins Eugen-medaljen), is a medal conferred by the King of Sweden for "outstanding artistic achievement".[2]

Prince Eugen Medal
Prins Eugen-medaljen
Awarded by The King of Sweden
Country Sweden
TypeRoyal medal
Order of Wear
Next (higher)Litteris et Artibus[1]
Next (lower)Prince Carl Medal[1]

The medal was established in 1945 by the then King of Sweden, Gustaf V, in connection with the eightieth birthday of his brother Prince Eugen who was a noted painter and art collector.

It is awarded every year on 5 November, the name day of Eugen, and presented to the winners at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

Medallists

The following people have received the Prince Eugen Medal since its inception.[3] Winners are Swedish unless denoted otherwise.

Architects

Painters

Graphic Artists

Sculptors

Artisans

Photographers

Draftsmen

  • 1972 Ann Margret Dahlquist-Ljungberg
  • 1978 Gunnar Hasselgren
  • 1984 Cecilia Frisendahl
  • 1989 Stig Claesson
  • 1995 Roj Friberg

Designers

See also

References

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