Marie Triepcke (Alfven) Kroyer
(1867 - 1940)
Marie Triepcke (Alfven) Kroyer was active/lived in Denmark, Sweden. Marie Kroyer is known for portrait, figure and interior painting.
Biography Marie Triepcke (Alfven) Kroyer
Marie Triepcke Krøyer Alfvén, commonly known as Marie Krøyer, was a famous Danish painter. She was born Maria Martha Mathilde Triepcke in Frederiksberg, Denmark to Wilhelm August Eduard Max and Minna Augusta Kindler Triepcke, who had immigrated to Denmark from Germany the previous year. Max Triepke worked as technical director for the J. H. Rubens Loomery.
Maria enjoyed a comfortable, middle-class life growing up in the Triepcke home, along with her two brothers Wilhelm and Valdemar. A childhood schoolfriend, Ida Hirschsprung, brought Maria in social contact with Heinrich and Pauline Hirschsprung, Ida's aunt and uncle. Heinrich Hirschsprung, a prominent businessman, ran a successful tobacco manufacturing business, and was a patron of
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