Monday, 29 April 2019

Peder Mørk Mønsted - part 3

Peder Mørk Mønsted self-portrait


Peder Mørk Mønsted (1859-1941) was a Danish realist painter. Best known for his detailed landscapes, his work often features scenes of dense forest and rural Danish life rendered with a high level of precision, creating a romantic and poetic view of nature.

Mønsted quickly became known for his ability to depict the grandeur and monumental aspect of the landscape, with an eye for accurate detail and colour. His comprehensive studies of different artistic techniques enabled him to mix academic naturalism with an almost photorealistic approach to familiar subjects.

Born on December 10, 1859 in Balle Mølle, Denmark, Mønsted enrolled at the Academy of Copenhagen, where studied under prominent Danish genre painters such as Johann Julius Exner and Andreas Fritz from 1875 to 1879. Mønsted enjoyed a long and prolific career, travelling to places like North Africa and the Middle East, and regularly exhibited his work in Paris and Munich salons. Today, his work can be found in institutions such as the Chi-Mei Museum in Taiwan and the Dahesh Museum in New York. Mønsted died in Fredensborg, Denmark in 1941.

Note: During my research for Mønsted, details of many of the works featured here was pretty sparse.

This is part 3 of a 6-part series on the works of Peder Mørk Mønsted:



1906 River Running through a Forest
oil on canvas 60.2 x 84.3 cm
Private Collection

1906 The Washerwomen, San Remo
oil on canvas 46.5 x 32.7 cm

1907 Cap Martin, France
oil on canvas 70.5 x 101 cm

1907 Cap Martin, France
oil on canvas 71 x 101 cm
Private Collection

1907 Heather-Covered Hills by the Lakes near Silkeborg
oil on canvas 122 x 202 cm
Private Collection

1908 A Forest near Lisenburg in the Harz, Germany
oil on canvas 81 x 123 cm

1908 Charlottenlund Forest
oil on canvas 69.8 x 99.1 cm
Private Collection

1908 Forest Landscape
oil on canvas mounted on panel 49 x 73 cm

1908 In Charlottenlund Forest
oil on canvas 54.6 x 82.5 cm

1908 Interior with a Man smoking a Cigar and reading the Newspaper "Politiken"
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1908 ( Details not found )

1908 ( Details not found )

1908 ( Details not found )

1909 First Spring at Punta San Vigilio at the Lake Garda
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1909 Lake Garda
oil on canvas

1909 St. Andrea Church in Torbole
oil on canvas 69.8 x 100.3 cm
Private Collection

1909 ( Details not found )

1910 ( Details not found )

1910 ( Details not found )

1910 Lake Lugano, Italy
oil on canvas

1910 ( Details not found )

1911 Summer Landscape with River Floodplain
oil on canvas 81 x 121 cm
Private Collection

1912 ( Details not found )

1912 ( Details not found )

1912 A Shepherdess Resting
oil on canvas 120 x 200 cm
Private Collection

1912 Gastein
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1912c ( Details not found )

1912 Sydbank, Denmark
oil on canvas

1912 Winter Forest with Deer
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1912 ( Details not found )

1913 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
oil on canvas

1913 Rowing on a Lake
oil on canvas 44 x 61.5 cm

1913 Sheep by a Country Track
oil on canvas 35.3 x 50.2 cm

1913 Spreewald, Kanallandschaft
oil on canvas 91.5 x 141 cm

1913 The Mountain Gorge
oil on canvas 83.8 x 50.8 cm

1913 ( Details not found )

1913 Wooded River Landscape
oil on canvas 81.2 x 123.1 cm
Private Collection

1914 Boating at Sæby
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1914 Campovasto, Switzerland
oil on canvas

1914 Campovasto, Switzerland
oil on canvas 51 x 84.3 cm

1914 Campovasto, Switzerland
oil on canvas
 

1914 Punting on the River
oil on canvas 52 x 90 cm
Private Collection

1914 Summer Day in the Mountains at Meran / Merano
oil on canvas 52 x 86 cm

1915 A Tranquil River in a Wood
oil on canvas 59 x 91 cm

1915 Forest in Winter
oil on canvas
Private Collection

1915 Sleigh Ride Through a Winter Landscape
oil on canvas
Private Collection

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