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Abraham Wuchters

Portrait of Frederick III, son of King Christian IV of Denmark, ca. 1645
Copenhagen, Amalienborg
Object information
Object category
painting
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

pendant

The pendant painting was lost in the fire of Frederiksborg Castle in 1859.
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 237 x 144 cm
Current attribution
Abraham Wuchters
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1645 (1645 - 1648)
In 1645 Wuchters received the commission to portray King Christian's son Frederick.
Created in
Glückstadt
Provenance
Commissioned by
If the work in question was commissioned, and this is known, then the patron is noted here.
Christian IV (king of Denmark and Norway)
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2005-01-13; Last modification: 2019-12-09

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