Carl Frederik von Breda (1759-1818)

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Thomas Clarkson
National Portrait Gallery, London

Carl Frederik von Breda was an 18th century portrait painter. He was considered to be one of the leading Swedish portrait painters of his time. He was a student of Joshua Reynolds and spent much of his career in London. He was known for painting the portraits of many abolitionists of the time, as well as Rococo portraits of affluent ladies and gentleman of the day.


Portrait of a Lady

Today many of his portraits are housed in permanent collections, such as in the National Portrait Gallery in London, and perhaps in your own home. Still wondering about an 18th century portrait in your family collection? Contact us…it could be by Carl Frederik von Breda.