Fraenckel, Liepmann

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FRAENCKEL, LIEPMANN

FRAENCKEL, LIEPMANN (1774–1857), miniature painter. Born in Germany, Fraenckel settled in Copenhagen in 1792. During a stay in Sweden from 1802 to 1805 he painted several members of the Swedish nobility. From 1814 he worked for the Danish court painting King Frederick vi and members of his family. Two hundred miniatures were made before 1830. In 1826 he founded a wallpaper factory, which still exists.