Rørbye, Martinus (Christian Wedelstoft)
- 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 ...