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Frederik III of Denmark and Sofia Amalia of Braunschweig-Lyneburg

Anonymusc. 1643

Skokloster Castle

Skokloster Castle
Skoklosters, Sweden

Double portrait of Frederik III of Denmark and his wife Sofia Amalia of Braunschweig-Lyneburg, probably painted shortly after their marriage 1643, five years before his succession to the throne in 1648.

The painting was taken as war booty by Carl Gustaf Wrangel during the war against Denmark 1657–58.

Details

  • Title: Frederik III of Denmark and Sofia Amalia of Braunschweig-Lyneburg
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: c. 1643
  • Location Created: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Tags: Double portrait, Baroque
  • Provenance: Skokloster Castle 1676
  • Physical Dimensions: w 1140, h 870 mm (without frame)
  • Type: Oil on canvas
  • External Link: Skokloster Castle

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