Panorama Winter Sunny Side of Nyhavn (Transl. New Harbour) in Copenhagen. The photo af Nyhavn was taken on a cold day in January just after heavy snowfall.
The photograph is created using Lambda printing, known as the most advanced system for producing the highest quality, glossy photographic prints available for large format printing.
The pictures are sold signed by the artist himself. The photo is not framed.
Nyhavn (New Port) - was established by King Christian V in 1670-73 - as a gateway from the sea to the old inner city - and at that time the canal area reached right up to Kongens Nytorv (Kings Square) - where the ships unloaded their cargo - and the fishermen their daily catch. The trade and shipping activities around Nyhavn provide a strong growth of Copenhagen - and the many houses surrounding the Nyhavn canal along the two historical quays are nearly 350 years old.
In the beginning of the 1700s - and on the shady side of Nyhavn - great mansions like Charlottenborg and other lavish houses with flats for the wealthy citizens were built. On the sunny side the houses were built of wood - brick and plaster - and were the most colourful and picturesque houses at Nyhavn rented by poor and common residents.
The famous fairy-tale writer Hans Christian Andersen lived in no. 20 - from 1834-38, where he wrote is first stories. Later he also lived on the opposite, sunny side of Nyhavn in no. 67 - from 1845-64. The last years of his life he lived in no.18.
Size: 125 x 37 cm