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Kristian Zahrtmann

 (1843 - 1917)
Kristian Zahrtmann was active/lived in Denmark, Italy.  Kristian Zahrtmann is known for strong women of history painting, landscapes, street scenes.

Kristian Zahrtmann

Peder Henrik Kristian Zahrtmann, known as Kristian Zahrtmann, was a Danish painter. He was a part of the Danish artistic generation in the late 19th century, along with Peder Severin Krøyer and Theodor Esbern Philipsen, who broke away from both the strictures of traditional Academicism and the heritage of the Golden Age of Danish Painting, in favor of naturalism and realism.

He was known especially for his history paintings, and especially those depicting strong, tragic, legendary women in Danish history. He also produced works of many other genres including landscapes, street scenes, folk scenes and portraits.

He had a far-reaching effect on the development of Danish art through his effective support of individual style among  ...  Displaying 750 of 11011 characters.

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About  Kristian Zahrtmann

Born:  1843 - Ronne, Denmark
Died:   1917 - Frederiksberg, Denmakr
Known for:  strong women of history painting, landscapes, street scenes