• NameDavid Klöcker Ehrenstrahl
  • Activity/Titlehovmålare, draughtsman
  • Sexmale
  • Variant namesnamnvariant: David Kloecker
    namnvariant: David Klöcker von Ehrenstrahl
    namnvariant: David Klöker
  • Nationality/DatesSwedish, born 1628-04-25, dead 1698-10-27
  • PlacesPlace of birth: Hamburg, Germany
    Place of death: Stockholm, Sweden
BiographyGerman-Swedish painter, illustrator and art literary writers. Came to Sweden in October 1652 and hired the same year with the Dowager Queen Maria Eleonora. The years 1654-1658 were Ehrenstrahl study tours in Italy, France and England. He returned to Stockholm in August 1661 and became the Hedvig Eleonora appointed court painter December 16 that year. Knighted November 23, 1674, Court Intendant June 16, 1690.

In addition to individual portraits and group pictures did Ehrenstrahl allegorical suites at Drottningholm and the great plafondmålningen "Svea and virtues counsels of the Nobility" in Stockholm. In the royal mandates were also realistic portrait of the royal horses and other animals and hunting pictures.
Work
Conrad Gyllenstierna af Ulaborg
Carl X Gustaf
Hedvig Eleonora
Riksrådet  Christopher Gyllenstierna
Carl Xi
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Lorentz Creutz d.ä
Hinric Hasenberger, a Court Jester
Allegori
Karl XI, 1655-1697, kung av Sverige
Georg Stiernhielm, 1598-1672
Augusta Maria, 1649-1728, prinsessa av Holstein-Gottorp, hertiginna av Baden-Durlach
Kristian Albrekt, 1641-1694, hertig av Holstein Gottorp
Hedvig Eleonora, 1636-1715, drottning av Sverige, prinsessa av Holstein-Gottorp
Venus och Adonis
Four children of Gustav Adolf of Mecklenburg-Güstrow
Karl XI, 1655-1697, kung av Sverige
The Countess Beata de la Gardie
Konung Karl XI:s uppfostran. Allegori
Konung Karl XI:s skyddsängel. Allegori
Allegori över Konung Karl X Gustafs förmälning
Allegori över Konung Karl XI:s födelse
Hare
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Missbildad hund
Sobel och sidensvans
Young Man with Parrots and Monkeys
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