BLOCH, Carl Heinrich
(b. 1834, København, d. 1890, København)

The Sermon On the Mount

Oil on copper, 104 x 92 cm
Frederiksborg Slot, Hillerød

Bloch's principal work is the series of 23 paintings with scenes from the New Testament that the brewer J.C. Jacobsen (1811-1887) of Carlsberg commissioned in 1865 as decorations for King Christian IV's (1577-1648) prayer seat in Frederiksborg Chapel.