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  • Vågå 1682
    in 1682 servant of the 'painter-pastor' Henning Munch in Vågå (Paulsen 2013)
  • Kopenhagen 1690
    in the 1680s servant of the Stadholder of Norway, Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, in Copenhagen (Paulsen 2013)
  • Slot Frederiksborg 1690 - 1694
    student of court painter Peder Andersen Normand at Frederiksborg Castle; education stimulated,organized and paid for by the Danish king
  • Rome 1694
    from 1694-1698 on Grand Tour with a royal stipend; in Rome probably student of Carlo Maratti (Paulsen 2013)
  • Parijs 1698
    was in Paris when called back to Copenhagen by the crown prince as there were rumours that he did not use his time well enough (Paulsen 2013)
  • Kopenhagen 1698 - 1722
    worked at Frederiksberg Slot; in 1703 drawing teacher for the King's children (Paulsen 2013)
  • Dresden 1622 - 1623
    1622-1623 on a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Wenen 1722 - 1723
    made 1622-1623 a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Kassel (Hessen) 1622 - 1623
    made 1622-1623 a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Praag 1622 - 1623
    made 1622-1623 a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Hannover 1622 - 1623
    made 1622-1623 a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Rotterdam 1722 - 1723
    1622-1623 on a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Amsterdam 1722 - 1723
    1622-1623 on a tour through Europe, due to health problems mainly along spa's; sold many ivory reliefs to kings and royals; bought paintings for his own collection (Paulsen 2013)
  • Kopenhagen 1723 - 1739
    made his last work, a large relief in which he paid honour to Frederik IV, in 1730. In 1731 his yearly salary was raised by Christian VI with 50 percent for which he took over the artist's ivory works; 1739 auction of his possessions in Kopenhagen; donated money to many Norwegian siblings and twelve poor persons he had maintained for many years; there were also donations to the king who chose a series of paintings from Berg's collection that today are in the SMK in Copenhagen (Paulsen 2013)
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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.
figure study (main subject), history (as a genre), religious scene, allegory, ornaments
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2022-02-17

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