Danish master Viggo Johansen (1851-1935) was an admired figure of his country’s art establishment in the late 19th century; he also was a member of the Skagen Painters, a colony of artists who portrayed the dramatic coast of Denmark. Johansen demonstrates his skill in portraiture in the unique self portrait with his wife Martha, […]
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Danish artists Peder Severin Kroyer (1851-1909) and Michael Peter Ancher (1849-1927) were part of a group of painters who focused on the haunting seascapes of their country’s coast.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A BOY’S LIFE SOLITARY FISHING …..To forget oneself is to be happy. Robert Louis Stevenson, Memories and Portraits Childhood was a popular subject of both Danish artist H. A. Brendekilde (1857-1942) and Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). To experience more of […]
Danish artist Laurits Andersen Ring (1854-1933) was a popular figure in his country’s art world. A number of his paintings are distinguished by their clarity, realism, and depictions of everyday living.
I was able to find little information on Danish artist Carl Frederik Aagaard (1833-1895); landscapes were a favorite subject.
An excerpt from Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively, chapter on Creative Routines. The hours can loom ahead if you find yourself confined….Boredom, restlessness, even despair can result, negatively affecting your overall perspective and self-esteem. Yet, even the most mundane task can be a source of artistry. Or, as the painter Georgia O’Keeffe once observed, you […]
Danish artist Christian Dalsgaard (1824-1907) was in the forefront of interpreting the folk customs and traditions of his country through the medium of visual art.
Both Christian Kobke (1810-1848) and Frederik Hansen Sodring (1809-1862), the subject of the memorable portrait above, were artists who worked during the Danish Golden Age of Painting (first half of nineteenth century).
Danish master Wilhelm Hammershoi (1864-1916) is gaining more international recognition for his often haunting and magical interiors.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER LITTLE GIRL ON THE BEACH The beaches are beautiful with whiter than white sands and the sea water is clear and inviting…Visit the inspiring museums and dwell in the world famous paintings by artists such as […]