This drawing depicts a wanderer by a wayside shrine. It is characterized by the precise and realistic depiction of figures and settings.
The drawing is pencil and watercolour on paper.
The drawing is A4 format.
The drawing is unframed.
Condition is Very Good.
Signed and dated 1898.
The drawing is signed and executed by Poul Steffensen (1866-1923), a well-listed Danish artist. He was a pupil of C.N Overgaard, studied at the Royal Art Academy in 1887 where he was a pupil of F. Vermehren, Julius Exner and Carl Bloch. Steffensen worked primarily with landscapes and animal scenes. He is best known for his series of realistic and detailed landscapes with cattle or horses. Steffensen was also an excellent illustrator and did the illustrations for the history novels by the authors Carl Etlars and B.S Ingemann. He participated in the following exhibitions: Charlottenborg: 1892-1922, The artists fall exhibition: 1900, Art union: 1923, Gallery Bergenholz: 1920. This drawing is dated 1898.
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