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Peder Monsted

 (1859 - 1941)
Peder Mork Monsted was active/lived in Denmark, Netherlands, Europe.  Peder Monsted is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting.

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Peder 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.

Monsted 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  ...  Displaying 750 of 3142 characters.



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About  Peder Monsted

Born:  1859 - Greena, Denmark
Died:   1941 - Copenhagen, Denmark
Known for:  landscape, portrait and figure painting