Peder Mork Monsted
(1859 - 1941)
Peder Mork Monsted was active/lived in Denmark, Netherlands, Europe. Peder Monsted is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Peder Mork Monsted
Peder Mork Monsted was a leading
Danish landscape painter of his time, known for his photo-realist style.
He trained at the Copenhagen Academy from 1876-1879 and worked under
the artists Peder Severin Kroyer and William Adolphe Bouguereau.
traveled throughout his career, including to France, Switzerland,
Italy, and North Africa. Although most well known for his landscapes, he
did paint portraits and figural scenes as well. Monsted was the
favorite painter of King George of Greece; he was invited to Athens in
1893 where he painted the city and the Greek countryside for a year.
Monsted was able to successfully convey the mood and atmosphere of the
locales that he visited; whether it was the towering
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