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Margareta Capsia

vrouw / Zweeds, Fins
Kwalificaties
kunstenaar, kunstadviseur, mecenas
Capsia advised the Academy in Turku regarding the acquisition of portraits.
Nationaliteit/school
Zweeds, Fins
Geboren
Stockholm 1682
she was baptized in 1682 (archives of the German community in Stockholm)
Overleden
Turku 1759-06-20
died in Turku (Åbo) on 20 June 1758
Familierelaties
in dit veld wordt een familierelatie met één of meer andere kunstenaars vermeld.
She was the youngest dauhter of the rich merchant Gottfried Capsius (d. 1700) and his wife Ana Schultz (d. 1711). The father had a Netherlandish background. In 1719 Margareta married to pastor Jacob Gavelin (d. 1750) who fled to Stockholm due to the war.
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Biografische gegevens
Werkzame periode
1723 - 1751
The first known portraits - of Christer Henric d'Albedyhill and his wife Hedvig Ulrika Mörner date from resp. 20 May and 24 June 1723.
Werkzaam in
Hier wordt vermeld waar de kunstenaar (langere tijd) heeft gewerkt en in welke periode. Ook relevante studiereizen worden hier vermeld.
  • Stockholm 1682 - 1711
    After the death of her mother in 1711, Margareta Capsia disappeared from the sources. She got either married or went abroad for education.
  • Stockholm 1720 - 1721
    In 1720 Margareta Capsia married to the eight years younger pastor Jacob Gavelin, who was from a rich merchant family in Vaasa.
  • Vaasa (Finland) 1721 - 1730
    the year after her marriage Margareta Capsia followed her husband to Vaasa. The couple did not get children but took care of three orphans from the Gavelin family.
  • Turku 1730 - 1759
    In 1730 the couple moved to Turku (Äbo) where Jacob Gavelin was appointed at the cathedral. They lived in house 55 in the Kyrkokvarteret. In 1735 the couple bought a burial place for themselves in the cathedral.
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Onderwerpen
In dit veld worden de diverse onderwerpscategorieën of genres vermeld die in het oeuvre van de beschreven kunstenaar voorkomen. De inhoud van dit veld is doorgaans meer gebaseerd op het aanwezige beeldmateriaal in het RKD dan op de literatuur.
portret, religieuze voorstelling, landschap (als genre)
Product
altaarstuk
the first known altarpiece (signed) is that with the Last Supper in the Pedersören kirke of Jacobstad (Pietarsaari) from 1725 which is now in the National Museum in Helsinki and which is composed after a Bible illustration of Matthäus Merian (I) from 1630.
Ingevoerd op: 1991-12-15; Laatste wijziging: 2021-07-01

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