Fredrik Westin (1782–1862) Sweden

Fredrik Westin was a Swedish artist who studied at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. He later served on the board of directors and subsequently became a professor at that same institute of learning. Westin is most known as a portrait painter, with subjects such as the royal family, as well as a painter of interior milieus at Rosersberg Palace outside Stockholm and at Rosendal Palace on Djurgården. Westin’s work is also represented at Nationalmuseum in Stockholm and at Gripsholm Castle.


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