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Fortling, Jakob

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00066395
Fortling, Jakob

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Danish, 18th century, male.

Born 23 December 1711, of German origin; died 16 July 1761, in Kastrup.

Sculptor, potter, architect.

Jakob Fortling was a court sculptor in Copenhagen, where he founded a porcelain factory in 1760.

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Subjects: Architecture ; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; Sculpture and Carving ; 18th-Century Art

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