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Vilhelm Melbye (Roskilde 1824 - Kopenhagen 1882)


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Lot-No. 129

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Oil/canvas, 69 x 108,5 cm, lo. le. sign. and dat. Wilhelm Melby 53, min. rest., relined. - Danish marine painter, pupil of his elder brother Anton Melbye. He studied also at the Copenhagen academy 1844-47 under C. Dahl. 1848/49 he continued his studies at the Düsseldorf academy a. also worked in the studio of Th. Gudin in Paris. M. lived in London for many years; in 1880 he became professor in Copenhagen. Mus.: Aarhus, Copenhagen, Göteborg, Skagen a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Weilbach a. others.

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Vilhelm Melbye (Roskilde 1824 - Kopenhagen 1882)

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Lot-No. 129

Proceeds : 6.900,00 €

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Oil/canvas, 69 x 108,5 cm, lo. le. sign. and dat. Wilhelm Melby 53, min. rest., relined. - Danish marine painter, pupil of his elder brother Anton Melbye. He studied also at the Copenhagen academy 1844-47 under C. Dahl. 1848/49 he continued his studies at the Düsseldorf academy a. also worked in the studio of Th. Gudin in Paris. M. lived in London for many years; in 1880 he became professor in Copenhagen. Mus.: Aarhus, Copenhagen, Göteborg, Skagen a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Weilbach a. others.

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