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Johan Vilhelm Gertner

Danish artist

Died when: 53 years 18 days (636 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Johan Vilhelm Gertner

Johan Vilhelm Gertner (10 March 1818 – 28 March 1871) was a Danish painter, best known for his portraiture.One of the last students of Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, who was known as the father of the Golden Age of Danish Painting, Gertner belonged to the tail end of the Golden Age, a period during which Danish art moved towards a more realistic style, relying on inspiration both from French Realism and emerging photographic techniques.

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