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Carl Hofverberg

male / Swedish
Qualifications
painter, military personnel
in 1718 captain in the army in the war against Norway; in 1753 he was head of the military quarters in Aakeräng, Sunne
Nationality/school
Swedish
Born
Ragunda 1695-04-18
Deceased
Berg (Sweden) 1765-03-12
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Erik Hofwerberg
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1720 - 1764
In this period Hofverberg mostly painted religious work, but also trompe l'oeil paintings and portraits, mostly in Jämtland, Gästrikland and southern Nörrland
Active in
  • Uppsala 1713 - 1718
    Hofverberg studied at Uppsala University 1713 - ca. 1718
active in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
portrait, trompe-l'oeil (still life), religious scene
From 1720-1764 the painter executes many altar pieces and other religious work for churches.
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-10; Modification on: 2018-09-17

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