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Rørbye, Martinus (Christian Wedelstoft)locked

(b Drammen, Norway, May 17, 1803; d Copenhagen, Aug 29, 1848).
  • Bjarne Jørnæs


Danish painter. His father was a civil servant in Norway, but the family had to leave the country after Norway’s separation from Denmark in 1814. He began his studies at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen in 1820. A student there for over ten years, he failed to win the major gold medal in spite of repeated attempts. His teacher was ...

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