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EHRENSTRAHL, David Klocker von (1629 - 1698), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EHRENSTRAHL, David Klocker von (1629 - 1698), Painter

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 23 September 1629, in Hamburg; died 23 October 1698, in Stockholm.

Painter. History painting, allegorical subjects, portraits.

David von Ehrenstrahl trained under Juriaen Jacobsz. in 1648 in Amsterdam. He went to Rome and worked there with Pietro da Cortona. In 1651 he went to Sweden and returned there in 1654 after a trip to Germany and Italy. He was appointed a

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