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art collector, collector of Dutch and Flemish painting, military personnel, nobleman
Wrangel was Governor General of Pomerania. Wrangel had Matthäus Merian (II) as a court painter and owned fifty works by him. In his collection were several Dutch works. In 1651 hired Wrangel Harald Matthäus Merian (II) as a court painter and had fifty works from him. In his collection were several Dutch works. In 1651 Wrangel recieved an number of works from Harald Appelboom from Amsetrdam,-including a winter landscape by Jan Steen (Gerson 1942/1983). Another agent of Wrangel in the Netherlands was Michael le Blon. Since 1658 Kronborg fell into the hands of the Swedes, Wrangel came into possesion of works frm Kronborg castle of Christian IV. These included works by Anselm van Hulle, Simon Peter Tilman, Claes Moeyaert Isaac Isaacsz., Salomon Koninck and Adriaen van Nieulandt (Gerson 1942/1983).
Nationality/school
Swedish
Born
Skoklosters slott (Håbo) 1613-12-23
Deceased
Rügen (island) 1676-07-05
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In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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  • Bremen
    Here Wrangel had his portrait painted by Christoffel Pierson and Bartholomeus Meyburgh and asked them to come to the Swedish court (Houbraken).
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1630 - 1631
  • Parijs 1631
  • Den Haag 1631
  • Leiden 1631
  • Amsterdam 1631
  • Skoklosters slott (Håbo)
    Wrangel started the rebuilding of his castle in 1654. The mural paintings on the first and second floor are exectuted by a.o.Willem Henrichs in 1661.
  • Helsingør 1658
    De la Gardie and Carl Gustave Wrangel divided the war booty; De la Gardie took (at least) 9 Honthorst paintings from Kronborg with him to Sweden and Wrangel kept the remaining five, executed by other painters (Schepelern/Houkjær 1988, p. 20)
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Entered on: 2013-03-21; Modification on: 2018-03-28

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