Oil/canvas, 82 x 63,5 cm, min. rest., relined. - World famous Danish flower painter, studied in Kopenhagen under Eckersberg a. Fritzsch, with a sholarship of the Danish crown prince Frederick he learned porcellain painting in Sèvres for some months, as early as 1825 he became professor at the Copenhagen Academy, popular teacher with an immense number of pupils a. assistants. - Mus.: Copenhagen (Thorvaldsen Mus.), Oldenburg, Hamburg (Altonaer Mus.), Frederiksborg, Montpellier a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Weilbach a. others.