Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 30,00

[Portrait] Sandberg, J[ohan]. G[ustaf] / Cardon, Joh[an]

Fredric Hinrik af Chapman född 1721 död 1808. [A portrait from "Galleri af utmärkta svenska lärde witterhetsidkare och konstnärer från Gustaf I:s till närvarande tid"].

[Stockholm] Tr. Hos Spong & Cardon. Portrait signed] 1839 [Published 1842] 44x 29 cm. Lithograph.

Fine condition.

A portrait of the world famous swedish ship builder Fredrik Henrik Chapman. He streamlined ship production and published a classic plate book on the principles of ship building "Architectura Navalis Mercatoria". The original was executed by Johan Gustaf Sandberg (1752-1854), painter and professor at the Royal Academy of Arts. Johan Cardon lithographed the portrait. Along with Carl Johan Billmark, he was Sweden´s most eminent lithographer. In 1843 he received the title "Royal lihographer. The present portrait is from the finest of all 19th. century portrait galleries published in Sweden.

Item No: 2041
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