1839 - 1914
Otto Bache was a Danish artist who painted historical subjects, landscapes, animals and portraits. Bache was born in Roskilde, Denmark on the 21st August 1839. He had a precocious talent and aged only ten years attended the Art Academy in Copenhagen where he was a pupil of W. Marstrand. Between 1866 and 1868 he travelled through France and Italy. In 1872 he became a member of the Copenhagen Art Academy and in 1887 he was nominated as a professor. Bache eventually became director of the Academy in 1905.
Museums : Copenhagen, Stockholm
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