Art Souvenir: Skagen Painters


The Skagen Painters were a group of Scandinavian artists who came together around the turn of the twentieth century in Skagen, Denmark’s northernmost point, where two oceans meet. They formed a particular school of painting, inspired by the unique quality of light at Skagen.

The book contains 37 pictures of beautiful artworks by all the most important of the Skagen Painters. A short introduction is written by Holger Koefoed, art historian.

“This country is mild, smiling, fantastic, mighty, wild, wonderful and awe-inspiring …. it is Skagen – there is no other place on the face of this earth like it.” This is how the Norwegian painter Christian Krohg describes Skagen.

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Art Souvenir – Skagen Painters

© 2006 Art Editions Ltd.
Published 2006 by Gudrun publishing, London
Art editor: Holger Koefoed
© Text: Holger Koefoed
English text editing: Julian Thorsteinson
Project management: Bjorn Jonasson
Design: Helgi Hilmarsson
ISBN 978-9979787167