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Ferdinand Richardt

 (1819 - 1895)
Ferdinand (Joachim) Richardt was active/lived in New York, California / Denmark.  Ferdinand Richardt is known for Danish manor houses, waterfall paintings.

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Ferdinand Richardt


Ferdinand Richardt (1819-1895): A Brief Biography by Melinda Young Stuart 2003.

Ferdinand 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.

His lithographs (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  ...  Displaying 750 of 10777 characters.



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About  Ferdinand Richardt

Born:  1819 - Brede (Seeland) Denmark
Died:   1895 - Oakland, California
Known for:  Danish manor houses, waterfall paintings