Karl Gabriel Adelsköld

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Karl Gabriel Adelsköld , first name also in the spelling Carl (born October 6, 1830 in Alingsås , Västergötland , Sweden ; † November 4, 1914 ibid), was a Swedish landscape and marine painter .


Adelsköld, scion of the Swedish noble family Adelsköld, son of the Swedish cavalry master Jean Anders Adelsköld (1780–1846) and his wife Sofia Ulrika Tham (1787–1874), first embarked on an officer career in the Swedish army, then in the mechanical department of the Swedish fleet. In 1856 he married Teresia Elisabet Charlotta Geijer (1835–1912), who gave birth to a son and a daughter. In 1860 he retired from military service and became a landscape and marine painter. He studied painting in Stockholm and abroad, and after 1870 probably also in Düsseldorf .

A brother of Adelsköld was the Swedish railway engineer and politician Claes Adolf Adelsköld .


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Individual evidence

  1. Carl Gabriel Adelsköld (TAB 11) , website in the adelsvapen.com portal , accessed on June 21, 2018
  2. Bettina Baumgärtel , Sabine Schroyen, Lydia Immerheiser, Sabine Teichgröb: Directory of foreign artists. Nationality, residence and studies in Düsseldorf . In: Bettina Baumgärtel (Hrsg.): The Düsseldorf School of Painting and its international impact 1819–1918 . Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg 2011, ISBN 978-3-86568-702-9 , Volume 1 p. 425
  3. v. Adelsköld, painter . In: Address book of the Lord Mayor's Office Düsseldorf , Düsseldorf 1874, Volume II, p. 1