Lorenz (The Elder) Pasch I
(1702 - 1766)
Lorenz (The Elder) Pasch I was active/lived in Sweden, England. Lorenz Pasch I is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Lorenz (The Elder) Pasch I
Lorens, Lorenz or Lorentz Pasch the Elder was a Swedish painter and the brother of Johan Pasch.
He was trained in painting by his father Danckwart Pasch (who was a decorative painter from Lübeck) and by David von Krafft - his mother was Danckwart's wife Judith Larsdotter. In 1721 he travelled to London, which was then attracting several Swedish painters. There he was introduced into British artistic circles by his fellow-Swede Michael Dahl, studying paintings by artists such as Peter Lely and Godfrey Kneller (his work also shows influences from Pasch's contemporaries William Hogarth and Thomas Gainsborough) and returning to Stockholm in 1728 on his father's death.
Back in Sweden, especially in the 1730s, he worked in aristocr
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