Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 60,00

[Portrait] Forssell / Sandberg

Carl de Geer Grefve till Löfsta. Landtmarsalk vid Lagtima Riksdagen år MDCCCXXIII

No year. Plate mark 26 x 19 cm. Including margins 31,5 x 23,5 cm. Engraving. Printed on thin paper for higher quality.

Fine condition.

A portrait of Count Carl de Geer of Löfsta executed by Cristian Didrik Forssell. (1777-1852), often called the last swedish engraver. He might also be called the greatest. Forssell prospered in France but returned to Sweden - by invitation of the swedish King Bernadotte - to develop the fine arts in his native country. The original was painted by Johan Gustaf Sandberg (1752-1854), painter and professor at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Item No: 2881