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Sofia Adolfina Adlersparre

 (1808 - 1862)
Sofia Adolfina Adlersparre was active/lived in Sweden, Europe.  Sofia Adlersparre is known for portrait painting, teaching.

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Sofia Adolfina Adlersparre, not to be confused with  feminist writer, Sophie Adlersparre was a Swedish painter. She was born the daughter of a nobleman, Axel Adlersparre, governor of Oland, and Carolina von Arbin, and displayed a talent for painting in childhood. When the artist C. F. Pedersen became shipwrecked near her home, she was taught by him, and when her family moved to Stockholm in 1830, she was educated by the artists Carl Gustaf Qvarnström (1810-1867), Johan Gustaf Sandberg and Olof Johan Södermark (1790-1848).

She debuted in 1836 when Crown Princess, Josephine of Leuchtenberg, the future Queen of Sweden, ordered a painting from her and introduced her to useful contacts.

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