Niels Simonsen - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Niels Simonsen

Born: 1807

Death: 1885


Niels Simonsen (10 December 1807 in Copenhagen – 11 December 1885 in Frederiksberg) was a Danish artist, best known for his battle paintings. His parents were shopkeepers. At the age of fourteen, he was apprenticed to a master decorative painter and began to take drawing lessons at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Later, he took private lesso...

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