Frederik V’s Queen, Louise, born Princess of Great Britain. Painted by C.G. Pilo.
Painting of Queen Louise’s castrum doloris, 1752. The picture is a gouache, a particular watercolour technique, painted by JS Bruun in 1752.
Portrait of Christian VII in his coronation robes.
Double portrait of Frederik V and Queen Louise, painted on ivory by unknown artist.
Louise became Queen of Denmark in 1746. Her father was King George II of Great Britain. In 1743 she was married to Crown Prince Frederik (V). She was the mother of Christian (VII).
The long peaceful period continued into the second half of the 18th century, and in time the economy also blossomed. The great powers of Europe were at war during long periods and trade found new ways to the benefit of neutral Denmark.