JERICHAU, Danish family of artists

Jens Adolph Jerichau and his wife Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann were painters. The couple had nine children, two of whom died in infancy. Of the rest, several became accomplished painters including Harald Jerichau (1851-1878), and Holger Hvitfeldt Jerichau (1861-1900). They have several other descendants who are artists and her grandson Jens Adolf Emil Jerichau (1891-1916) was one of Denmark's most talented modernist painters.

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