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ROED, Jørgen (1808 - 1888), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROED, Jørgen (1808 - 1888), Painter

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1808, in Ringsted; died 3 August 1888.

Painter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views.

After a protracted trip to Italy, Jørgen Roed became a member of the Kunstakademi in 1844, where he had studied. He was appointed a professor in 1862. Roed produced copies of the old masters, including The Sistine Madonna by Raphael. He mainly executed genre paintings,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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