Johan Edvard Mandelberg

Johan Edvard Mandelberg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Johan Edvard Mandelberg, Swedish-born painter living in Denmark, was born at sea during a voyage between Stockholm and Livland, Sweden. He was born to painter Johan Edvard Mandelberg and his wife Hedvig Sophia. His father taught him to draw and paint, and he worked in his father's workshop in Stockholm. On seeing a battle picture by Johan Philip Lembke at Drottningholm Palace, Johan became determined also to paint battle scenes. Since there was no possibility in Sweden for him to get the necessary training for his ambitions, he received financial backing from three supporters who sent him to Paris in 1752. He went to Paris by way of Copenhagen along with Norwegian-born medallionist Magnus Gustavus Arbien. It was in Copenhagen that he became acquainted with Carl Gustaf Pilo, professor at the Drawing and Painting Academy, predecessor to the Royal Danish Academy of Artshow more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135701509
  • 9786135701500