Christian August Lorentzen

1749-1828 Denmark/Neoclassicism

 

Brief Biography-Christian August Lorentzen was born, the son of a watchmaker, in S√łnderborg in 1748. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and toured northern countries for studies. He was essentially a portraitist and also painted historical subjects. Lorentzen taught at the Academy for the later part of his life.

 

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Copenhagen
Bombardment

Copenhagen Bombardment seen from Kongens Nytorv

Frederik
Winslow

Frederik Christian Winslow

Frederiksholm
Canal

Frederiksholm Canal in Copenhagen

Kronprins F
Surrounded by Staff-

Kronprins Frederik Surrounded by his Staff at Kastelspynten

Model
Class

Model Class at the Copenhagen Academy

Silke
Saugen

Silke Saugen