Peder Mönsted, actually Peder Mork Mønsted, is still one of Denmark's best-known landscape painters around 1900. He was born in Grenaa in 1859, a port city on the Djursland peninsula in Jutland, Denmark. He begins his artistic education at the art school in Aarhus, followed by studies at the Copenhagen Art Academy from 1875-79. In the following years Mönsted travels almost uninterruptedly: in Italy he visits Rome, Capri, Venice, Lake Garda and Ravello. In France Paris and Monte Carlo in Monaco. In winter he often visits the Swiss Engadine. In 1889 he traveled to Algeria, three years later at the invitation of the Greek king to Greece and later to Egypt. He mainly painted landscapes. Peder Mönsted is one of the representatives of the Scandinavian Outdoor painting and gained international fame during his lifetime.
Already before 1900, Peder Mönsted was famous in Germany for his soulful and atmospheric emphasized landscape and genre illustrations. Peder Mönsteds paintings are displayed in museums and private collections around the world. His works are especially popular in the United Kingdom and the USA.
His many trips, including to France, Switzerland, Greece, Egypt and Algeria, make his landscapes exciting and varied.
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