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Scene from the court of Christian VII of Denmark, 1873 (oil on canvas)

King Christian VII (1749-1808) playing chess with his wife Queen Caroline Matilda (1751-75) (daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales, Great Britain).

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Scene from the court of Christian VII of Denmark, 1873 (oil on canvas)
Image number
FIA6192613
Title
Scene from the court of Christian VII of Denmark, 1873 (oil on canvas)
Artist
Zahrtmann, Kristian (1843-1917) / Danish
Location
Hirschsprungske Samling, Copenhagen, Denmark
Medium
oil on canvas
Date
1873 AD (C19th AD)
Description
King Christian VII (1749-1808) playing chess with his wife Queen Caroline Matilda (1751-75) (daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales, Great Britain). In the background on the sofa is her lover Count Johann Friedrich Struensee who is playing with a parrot on its perch. He was arrested, executed and dismembered in 1772
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
Denmark / danish / Court / king christian vii / christian vii / queen caroline matilda / graf struensee / intrigue / lovers / adultery / 18th century / eighteenth century / karoline / mathilde

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