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Christoph Wilhelm Wohlien: Portrait of Frederik VI (1784–1839) in a red jacket and with the Order of the Elephant. After F. C. Gröger's portrait dated 1809.

Auction

Paintings, 18 September 2012

Description

Portrait of Frederik VI (1784–1839) in gala uniform wearing the Order of the Elephant, a silver merit cross and badge and breast star as a Grand Commander of the Order of Dannebrog. After F. C. Gröger's portrait dated 1809. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 63×49 cm. Period frame.

Information on the reverse mentioning that Christoph Wilhelm Wohlien painted Frederik VI in 1855. He also made copies for Altonaer Museum in Hamburg and for the Museum at Gottorp.

Category

Paintings

Artist

Christoph Wilhelm Wohlien (b. Hamburg 1811, d. Altona 1869)

Estimate

20,000–25,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

14,000 kr.