Florence Lambert Peterson Hansen was a sculptor and design artist. She was commissioned to create Teaching with Love and Joseph and Emma as part of the Monument to Women Memorial Garden in Nauvoo, Illinois. She completed many other private and public commissions. She was the principal artist for Hansen Classics figurines.
Florence was born June 14, 1920, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died on February 10, 2017. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.