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Jacob Petersen

 (1774 - 1855)
Jacob Petersen was active/lived in Denmark.  Jacob Petersen is known for painting.

Biography  
Jacob Petersen


A self-taught artist, Petersen was also a sailor and pilot.  C.W. Eckersberg, a leading Danish painter of the time, helped Petersen improve his draftsmanship, while Petersen in exchange taught Eckersberg technical rigging.



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About  Jacob Petersen

Born:  1774 - Flensburg
Died:   1855 - Copenhagen
Known for:  painting