(1818 - 1875)
Daniel Hermann Anton Melbye was active/lived in Denmark. Daniel Melbye is known for seascape, ship painting.
Biography Daniel Melbye
Daniel Hermann Anton Melbye was born in Copenhagen, the eldest brother
of artists Vilhem and Fritz Melbye. He had originally wanted to be a
sailor and trained as a shipbuilder before becoming a pupil of
Christoffer-Wilhelm Eckersberg. He received international acclaim as an
artist, and depicted shipping lanes around the world, such as the scene
before the rock of Gibraltar. In 1847 Melbye moved to Paris where he
obtained the patronage of Louis-Philippe and later Napoleon III.
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