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
TypeRoyal medal
Country Sweden
Presented byThe King of Sweden
Established1945
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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.

Prince Eugen

MedallistsEdit

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

ArchitectsEdit

PaintersEdit

Graphic ArtistsEdit

SculptorsEdit

ArtisansEdit

PhotographersEdit

DraftsmenEdit

DesignersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Anvisningar för bärande av kungliga medaljer med mera" (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. Archived from the original on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ "The Prince Eugen Medal". Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 13 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Medaljförläningar – Prins Eugen-medaljen" (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "King presents Prince Eugen Medal". Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

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