Frederik Storch

Frederik Ludvig Storch (July 21, 1805 – September 2, 1883) was a Danish genre painter. [1]

Frederik Storch, photographed by Peter Most
Italian orange pickers, dancing and playing music at the Bay of Naples (1847)

BiographyEdit

Storch was born in Kerteminde on the island of Fyn, Denmark. He was the son of Hannibal Samuel Storch (1775-1817) and Eleonore Christine Kamp (1772-1849). His father was a parish priest and vicar. Storch studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. In 1828, he made his debut at the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition. In 1832 he went to the suburb of Schwabing in Munich which was forming a small Danish artist colony. He associated with fellow artists Niels Simonsen (1807–1885) and Christian Andreas Schleisner (1810-1882). In 1845–46, he traveled to Italy. He stayed at Munich until 1852. He became a professor at the Royal Academy upon his return to Denmark.[2][3][4]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1830, he had married his cousin Gertrudmine Claudine Kamp (1811-1881). He died during 1883 and was buried at the Cemetery of Holmen (Holmens Kirkegård). [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Artist: F.L. Storch". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Sigurd Müller. "Storch, Frederik Ludvig". Dansk biografisk Lexikon. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Jens Peter Munk. "F.L. Storch, Biography". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "Artist: Niels Simonsen". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  5. ^ "F.L. Storch, Genealogy". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved March 1, 2019.

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