A View of the Square in the Kastel Looking Towards the Ramparts by Christen Kbke

Depicts the bakery of the Kastellet, a Castle in Copenhagen, which served as a prison.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 x 23 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £85,000)
Acquired in:
1990
Vendor:
Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox

It depicts three figures in conversation and a fourth at a pump. The figures are the artist's father, who owned the bakery, Mayor J.J.Krohn and Slave Sergeant Sporch, who worked there.

Provenance

J.Krohn; Jernstober Brandt, Odense; Fru E.Hjortso, Charlotenlund.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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