Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik

Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik

Male 1830 - 1890  (59 years)

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  • Name Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik 
    Born 24 May 1830  København, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • København, København (Staden), Vester Kvarter, Vester Kvarter, Hestemøllestræde 76, 1 Sal, 1, FT-1845, C4240
      ohannes Henrik Ludvig Olrik, 51, Gift, Lieutenant, Kgl. Toldbetjent, Fødested, Ringsted
      Benedicte Martinette Heiberg, 44, Gift, hans Kone, Fødested, Kjøbenhavn
      Anna Margrethe Petrine Olrik, 17, Ugift, deres Børn Birkerød, Fødested, Kjøbenhavns Amt
      Ole Henrik Benedict Olrik, 15, Ugift, deres Børn, Fødested, Kjøbenhavn
      Laurine Magdalene Olrik, 13, deres Børn, Fødested, Kjøbenhavn
      Hansine Gerhardine Olrik, 11, deres Børn, Fødested, Kjøbenhavn
      (Dansk Demografisk Database-Rigsarkivet- Folketællinger)


      København, København (Staden), Rahbeks Alle, Rahbeks Allé 2, 55 o, p, q, 26, FT-1880, D4602
      Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik, 49, Gift, Husfader, Maler, Fødested, København
      Hermina Olrik 40, Gift, Husmoder, Fødested, Magleby Sogn, Præstø Amt
      Dagmar Olrik, 19, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, København
      Hans Thorvald Olrik, 17, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, København
      Axel Olrik, 15, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, Frederiksberg
      Eyvind Gunnar Olrik, 13, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, Frederiksberg
      Ingeborg Olrik, 12, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, Frederiksberg
      Jørgen Olrik, 4, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, Frederiksberg
      Poul Benedict Olrik, 1, Ugift, Deres Barn, Fødested, Frederiksberg
      Anna Margrethe Petrine Marie Benedicte Olrik 51 Ugift Husfaders Søster Birkerød Sogn, Frederiksborg Amt
      (Dansk Demografisk Database-Rigsarkivet- Folketællinger)


      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik (24 May 1830 ? 2 January 1890) was a Danish painter, sculptor and applied artist.
      Early life and education

      Henrik Olrik, born in Copenhagen, was son of customs inspector Henrik Johan Ludvig Olrik and Benedicte Martinette (née Heiberg). Olrik was admitted to Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1844 where he initially studied sculpture under Herman Wilhelm Bissen, while in the same time working at the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory, where he made reduced copies of Bertel Thorvaldsen works. He graduated from the Academy in 1851 after winning two silver medals for his works in 1848 and 1851.[1]

      In 1854 Olrik went to Paris pursue his painting interests. He studied in the studio of Thomas Couture and had his first painting exhibition in 1855

      Career as an artist
      The Bride is embellished by her girl friend (1859) Danish National Gallery

      After returning to Denmark in 1855, Olrik soon became recognized as a reputable portrait painter and painted portraits of a wide variety of individuals including King Christian IX of Denmark (1877) and his daughter Alexandra (1873), later the Princess of Wales as well as members of the Danish Parliament and representatives of Scandinavian high society, including Sigurd Ibsen and Henrik Ibsen.

      Olrik also specialized in still lifes, landscapes, historic, and religious paintings. Some of his religious works can be found in Marble Church as well as the large altarpiece at St. Mathew's Church in Copenhagen. [2][4]

      In 1871, Olrik become a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, in 1883 professor titular, and in 1887 he was elected to Akademirådet.

      Pursuits in design and decorative arts

      In addition to being a successful painter, Olrik was active in the field of decorative arts and design. In 1853, prior to his time in Paris, he won the Neuhausenske Prize for a silver sugar bowl[1][5]

      He made various design projects for numerous manufacturers including Ipsens Terrakottafabrik, the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory, HC Drewsens Elektropletfabrik, Cuckoo and V. Christesens Sølvvarefabrik. His designs included items as diverse as tableware, bindings, sables and coins. He also prepared a design of a monument for Tsar Alexander II of Russia (1884).

      He married Hermine Valentine (1839-1917) in May 1859. They had six children; Benedicte Olrik, Dagmar Olrik, Axel Olrik, Eyvind Olrik, Hans Olrik and Jørgen Olrik. He died at Frederiksberg and was buried at Vestre Kirkegard.

    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 1890  Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik
      Birth 24 May 1830
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Death 2 Jan 1890 (aged 59)
      Frederiksberg, Frederiksberg Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Burial
      Vestre Kirkegard
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Memorial ID 180966537 ·
      Created by: letemrip
      Added: 3 Jul 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial 180966537

      He was a Danish painter and sculptor. He was the father of Benedicte Olrik (married Brummer), Dagmar Olrik, Axel Olrik, Eyvind Olrik, Hans Olrik and Jørgen Olrik.

      Dagmar Olrik
      Birth 28 Jun 1860
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Death 22 Sep 1932 (aged 72)
      Klampenborg, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Burial
      Vestre Kirkegard
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Memorial ID 180964416
      Created by: letemrip
      Added: 3 Jul 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial 180964416

      She was a Danish painter and gobelinvæverske, daughter of Henrik Olrik and sister of Axel, Benedicte, Eyvind, Hans, Jørgen and Povl Olrik .

      Hans Thorvald Olrik
      Birth 12 Jul 1862
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Death 12 Jun 1924 (aged 61)
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Burial
      Vestre Kirkegard
      Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
      Memorial ID 180966392
      Created by: letemrip
      Added: 3 Jul 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial 180966392

      He was a Danish historian and educator, brother of Benedicte Olrik (married Brummer), Dagmar, Eyvind, Axel, Jorgen and Povl Olrik.
    Person ID I17388  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 

    Father Johan Henrik Ludvig Olrik 
    Mother Benedicte Martinette Heiberg,   b. Abt 1801 
    Family ID F6219  Group Sheet

    Family Hermina Valentinar 
    Children 
     1. Hans Thorvald Olrik,   b. 12 Jul 1862,   d. 12 Jun 1924  (Age 61 years)
     2. Axel Olrik,   b. 3 Jul 1864, Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1917  (Age 52 years)
     3. Eyvind Gunnar Olrik,   b. 2 Oct 1866, Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1934, Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Jørgen Olrik,   b. 10 Aug 1875, Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1941, Charlottenlund, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Dagmar Olrik,   b. 28 Jun 1860, København, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1932, Klampenborg Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Poul Benedict Olrik,   b. 2 Jun 1878, København, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Benedicte Olrik,   b. 27 Sep 1881, Frederiksberg, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1974, Hellerup Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F6220  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Olrik photographed by H. C. Henneberg
    Olrik photographed by H. C. Henneberg
    Ole Henrik Benedictus Olrik (24 May 1830 ? 2 January 1890) was a Danish painter, sculptor and applied artist.
    Early life and education

    Henrik Olrik, born in Copenhagen, was son of customs inspector Henrik Johan Ludvig Olrik and Benedicte Martinette (née Heiberg). Olrik was admitted to Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1844 where he initially studied sculpture under Herman Wilhelm Bissen, while in the same time working at the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory, where he made reduced copies of Bertel Thorvaldsen works. He graduated from the Academy in 1851 after winning two silver medals for his works in 1848 and 1851.

    (Wikipedia)


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