Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann

1819-1881 Denmark

 

Brief Biography-Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann was born in Zoliborz in Warsaw of German Parents. She studied art in Düsseldorf at the Art Academy. Her artistic career began in Düsseldorf before she moved to Rome in 1845. She married in Rome to Jens Adolf Jerichau, a Danish sculptor. They had nine children throughout their marriage, two died at a very young age. A number of the children became reputable artists.
After four years in Rome they moved to Copenhagen where Elisabeth, after experiencing prejudice, eventually established herself as a portraitist. She travelled Europe extensively and exhibited in Germany, England, France and Sweden. Her portraits were commissioned by the Royal Courts of Russia, England, Greece and Denmark.

 

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A Wounded
Danish Soldier

A Wounded Danish Soldier

Amager
Girl

Amager Girl

Hans Christian
Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Harald
Konradsen

Harald Konradsen

Jens Adolf
Jerichau

Jens Adolf Jerichau

a
Mermaid

Mermaid

Mother
Denmark

Mother Denmark

Mother's
Joy

Mother-s Joy

Polish Balalaika
Player

Polish Balalaika Player

Portrait of a Young
Woman

Portrait of a Young Woman

a fallah woman
with her child

a fallah woman with her child

 


a mermaid

a mermaid

emil von holstein
rathlou

emil von holstein rathlou

jens adolf jerichau
the artist's husband

jens adolf jerichau the artist's husband

robert
henriques

robert henriques

the
brothers grimm

the brothers grimm