The Artist in his Studio, c. 1830

Emilius Ditlev Baerentzen

(1799 - Copenhagen - 1868)

The Artist in his Studio, c. 1830

Oil on canvas
57 x 50 cm

An old inscription on the reverse of the original frame in Danish, in translation:
"This picture painted by D. Barentsen previously belonged to the Consul General Johan Hansen, see his collection catalogue no. 13, and shows the painter himself in his studio, in the background is a painting of Bertel Thorvaldsen, which was sold".

Consul General Johan Hansen, 1920
Sotheby's London, 19 June 1985, lot 124, illustration on the cover
Colnaghi's, London
Private collection, Germany (acquired from the above 1986)