The Waagepetersen Family  1830

by Wilhelm Bendz

The busy businessman looks up briefly from his work when his wife and two of the couple’s children enter his office within the family’s home on Store Strandstræde in Copenhagen. [br] [b]The Danish middle class[/b] With its clear demonstration of the pressures of work handled by the head of the family, the picture illustrates the fundamental values for the Danish middle ...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark