Icelandic Gyrfalcon - Islandic Gerfalcon made in 1759 by unknown artist

Date Created: 25 May 2018

Author: Unknown

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Unknown artist – Painter
anonymous: Islandic gerfalcon
Title
Islandic gerfalcon
Object type painting
Date 1759
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 745 mm (29.33 in); Width: 570 mm (22.44 in)
 
Accession number
LSH_DIG3555
Object history
English: The King of Denmark, Fredrik V (1723-1766), Markgreve C F C A = Christian Friedrich of Brandenburg-Bayreuth-Culmbach, (1708-1769), markgreve 1763 or his predecessor, his nephew Friedrich (1711-1763), margrave in 1735. Gift from the Foundation of the Royal Armoury, bought from the Art dealer Rapp, Stockholm, in 1959.
Notes More info at museum site
Source/Photographer zwEsIaWvUXN96g at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level

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