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JUEL, Jens (1745 - 1802), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JUEL, Jens (1745 - 1802), Painter

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Danish, 18th century, male.

Born 12 May 1745, in Balslev; died 27 December 1802, in Copenhagen.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.


Jens Juel was a pupil of Johann Michael Gehrmann. As a successor to Peder Als, Juel made a substantial contribution to Danish portraiture. Following his studies with Gehrmann in Hamburg, he attended the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen and received a gold medal. The next

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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