Heinrich Jacob Aldenrath
(b. Lübeck 1775, d. Hamburg 1844)
A pair of portraits of Queen Marie of Denmark (1767–1852) and her daughter, Hereditary Princess Caroline (1793–1881). The Queen signed Aldenrath, the Princess unsigned. Gouache on bone. Visible size 7.2×5.6 cm each. Period frames. (2).
Queen Marie of Denmark was married to King Frederik VI.
Heinrich Jacob Aldenrath was a student of Johann Jacob Tischbein and Friedrich Carl Gröger. He became a well-known miniature portrait painter and painted among others Frederik VI, Prince Ferdinand (married to Hereditary Princess Caroline), and Princess Charlotte Frederikke of Denmark (married to Christian VIII). Heinrich Jacob Aldenrath is represented with works at for example Rosenborg Castle.