Ferdinand (Joachim) Richardt
(1819 - 1895)
Ferdinand (Joachim) Richardt was active/lived in New York, California / Denmark. Ferdinand Richardt is known for Danish manor houses and waterfall paintings.
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Ferdinand Richardt (1819-1895): A Brief Biography by Melinda Young Stuart 2003.
Richardt, whose full name was Joachim Ferdinand Richardt, was born in
Brede, Denmark, just north of Copenhagen, and studied at the Royal Art
Academy in Copenhagen with Bertel Thorvaldsen, Gustav Hetsch, and
J.L.Lund. Early on he received support from the Danish Crown to
travel, sketch, and paint landscapes and castles, and a number of his
paintings soon entered the royal collections.
(sketched "from Nature") of Danish and Swedish manor houses began
appearing in 1844, and were widely acquired by Scandinavia's landed
gentry until the series ended in 1870. In 1855, Richardt embarked on a
sojourn to Ame
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