Johan Pasch

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Johan Pasch

Johan Pasch (12 March 1706 - 16 January 1769) was a Swedish painter. He was court painter to the Swedish court from 1748 onwards and hovintendent from 1758 onwards.[1] He was the brother of Lorens Pasch the Elder and uncle to Lorens Pasch the Younger and Ulrika Pasch, all three of whom were also painters.

One of his most notable paintings is the Hönstavlan (1747). Johan is best known as a decorative painter, unlike his brother who was a portraitist. Common motifs in his work include allegorical representations of the four seasons or four continents, typical of the French-influenced Rococo.


  1. ^ Törnqvist, Egil (2003). Bergman's Muses: Æsthetic Versatility in Film, Theatre, Television and Radio. McFarland Books. ISBN 978-0-7864-1603-5.