This wonderful pencil pen and watercolor depicts a decorative initial D with a portrait of a man. It has been executed in a highly detailed realistic style reflecting the classic academy tradition.

The drawing is A4 format.

The drawing is unframed.

The drawing is in Very Good Condition.

Dated 1902.

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 1909.

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Mixed Media
Denmark • Danish
Early 20th Century

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Poul Steffensen (1866-1923) - Antique Decorative Initial "D" Portrait Of A Man, c 1908

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