Christen Købke
(Danish, 1810 - 1848)
by Christen Købke
This person is associated with: Romanticism

One of the major artists belonging to the Golden Age of Danish painting.  In 1822 he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, during which time he came under the influence of Christoffer Eckersberg.  In the years between 1838 and 1840 he travelled in Italy and painted en plein air in and around Naples, including the island of Capri, which caught his imagination in several of his works.  During the artist's lifetime he painted portraits of many family members as well as landscapes and architectural views. He is today considered the most renowned of Danish painters of the early 19th century.

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Name:Christen Købke
Dates:1810 - 1848
Self Portraits
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Top owners of works by this artist
Statens Museum for Kunst - Copenhagen(Denmark - Copenhagen)72 artworks
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek - Copenhagen(Denmark - Copenhagen)3 artworks
Hirschsprung Collection - Copenhagen(Denmark - Copenehagen)3 artworks
Den Hirschsprungske Samling(Denmark - Copenhagen)2 artworks
Scottish National Gallery - National Galleries of Scotland(United Kingdom - Edinburgh)2 artworks
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)2 artworks
Private collection2 artworks
J. Paul Getty Museum - Los Angeles(United States - Los Angeles)1 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Boston(United States - Boston)1 artworks
Fyns Kunstmuseum(Denmark - Odense)1 artworks
Det Danske Kunstindustrimuseum(Denmark - Copenhagen)1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1848).

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