Arts Everyday Living: Summertime Pleasures–The Artist’s Wife Picking Flowers

Peder Severin Kroyer, Marie in the Garden at Skagen, 1892, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Danish master Peder Severin Kroyer (1861-1909) was one of the prominent figures of a group of mainly Scandinavian painters who spent summers along the sea in Skagen, Denmark.  Kroyer’s painter wife Marie (1867-1940)  often modeled for him in works like the one above.

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