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Michael Dahl

 (1656/59 - 1743)
Michael Dahl was active/lived in Sweden, England.  Michael Dahl is known for portrait painting, aristocracy and royalty.

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Michael Dahl


Michael Dahl was a Swedish portrait-painter who lived and died in England most of his career. He is considered one of the most internationally known Swedish painters of his time. He painted some members of royal families, such as Queen Anne of Great Britain, Prince George of Denmark and the exiled Christina, Queen of Sweden.

Michael Dahl was born in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, in either 1656 or 1659, though most of the sources point to the year of 1659. His mother, Catarina Dahl, is assumed to have done many silent sacrifices to give Michael the opportunity of getting a good education, so that his talent was not to be wasted. According to letters written by Michael from Rome to his mother back in Sweden, she had raised him and   ...  Displaying 750 of 6722 characters.



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About  Michael Dahl

Born:  1656/59 - Stockholm, Sweden
Died:   1743 - London, England
Known for:  portrait painting, aristocracy and royalty