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The Artist Just Jerndorff
  • TitleThe Artist Just Jerndorff
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 21 x 18 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 31 x 27 x 5 cm
  • DatingMade 1838
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Christen Købke, Danish, born 1810, dead 1848
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 5196
  • AcquisitionGift 1954 Wholesale Dealer Louis Foght
  • Description
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    The landscape painter Just Jerndorff is one of the lesser-known artists of Denmark’s Golden Age. Like Købke, he received his artistic training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. He became a closer friend of Købke’s on a study tour of Switzerland and Italy in 1834–40, during which this small, sketch-like portrait was painted.