Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Art of Peder Monk Monsted

Peder Monk Monsted was a famous Danish realist painter who was widely well-known for his landscapes. 

He was born in Balle Molie, south of GreƱain the easternmost part of the Jylland peninsula in Denmark in 1859.

Peter studied in Copenhagen under Andreas Fritz and Julius Exner. And although he was well established in Denmark, he traveled extensively throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Throughout his career, Monsted painted the Danish countryside and coastline. He was famous for creating romantic and poetic views of natural.

He became famous for his ability to see the grandeur and monumental aspects of natural landscape. He had an eye for color and detail. Peder used his extensive education in many artistic mediums to be able to combine natural aspects with the newer photo-realistic approach to his works. Peder died in 1941 in Fredensborg, Denmark.

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