Peter Vilhelm Ilsted
(1861 - 1933)
Peter Vilhelm Ilsted was active/lived in Denmark. Peter Ilsted is known for sunlit interior scenes with figures.
Peter Ilsted (1861-1933) was a leading Danish artist and printmaker.
Ilsted, Carl Holsoe and Ilsted's brother-in-law, Vilhelm Hammershøi,
were the leading artists in early 20th century Denmark. All three
artists were members of 'The Free Exhibition', a progressive art society
created around 1890. They are famous for painting images of "Sunshine
and Silent Rooms", all in subtle colors. Their works reflects the
orderliness of a tranquil life -- similar to the earlier works of
Vermeer. Their art was later referred to as the 'Copenhagen Interior
These interiors evoke at once a sense of calm, as well as a
sense of mystery. The orderly rooms are often viewed from behind—causing
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