Niels Ryberg with his Son Johan Christian and his Daughter-in-Law Engelke, née Falbe  1797

by Jens Juel

The merchant Niels Ryberg is shown sitting on a bench in the parklands of the manor house Frederiksgave on Funen, with his son Johan Christian and his daughter-in-law Engelke in front of him. [br] [b]A new interest in nature[/b] The son makes a gesture with his hand, as though to show off the family estate. There is a strong feeling of harmony between the people and the...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark