The Oaks of Strøbek


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Strøbeks Ege

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave, ca. 280 m ØNØ for Schimmelmanns Vildthus. Strøbeks Ege.
55;47.383N+12;34.974E  (position verified 16-05-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.78972 12.58290    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The 1985 painting of the three Oaks by the Danish artist Niels Strøbek (*1944) is considered a masterpiece among Danish paintings. It is on display in Ny Carlsberg Glyptoteket in Copenhagen.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.glyptoteket.dk/

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (02-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (02-03-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click