Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg was a Danish painter. He was born in Bl krog in the Duchy of Schleswig, to Henrik Vilhelm Eckersberg, painter and carpenter, and Ingeborg Nielsdatter. He went on to lay the foundation for the period of art known as the Golden Age of Danish Painting, and is referred to as the Father of Danish painting. In 1786 his family moved to Blans, a village near the picturesque Alssund, where he enjoyed drawing pictures of the surrounding countryside, and taking sailing tours in his father's boat. After confirmation he began his training as a painter under church- and portrait painter, Jes Jessen of Aabenraa. He continued his training at 17 years of age under Josiah Jacob Jessen in Flensborg, where he became an apprentice in May 1800. He, however, had his sights set on being accepted at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen. Still under apprenticeship he produced proficient drawings and paintingsshow more

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  • Paperback | 18 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135700448
  • 9786135700442