David Klocker Ehrenstrahl
(1628 - 1698)
David Klocker Ehrenstrahl was active/lived in Sweden, Germany. David Ehrenstrahl is known for Court portrait painting, allegory frescoes.
Biography David Klocker Ehrenstrahl
David Klocker Ehrenstrahl was a Swedish nobleman and portrait painter. He was born in Hamburg. In 1652, at twenty-four years of age, at the request of Carl Gustaf Wrangel, he moved from his art studies in the Netherlands to Skokloster Castle.
Between 1654 and 1661 he studied in Italy and visited the courts of both France and England. On his return in 1661, he became Court Painter. He was raised to the nobility in 1674, and became "court indendant" in 1690. Mikael Dahl and David von Krafft as well as his daughter Anna Maria (born 1666) can be found among his pupils. David Klöcker married Maria Momma 1663.
The allegoric great hall ceiling fresco, named The Great Deeds of The Swedish Kings, in the Swedish House of K
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