Peter Vilhelm Ilsted 'Woman Reading by Candlelight' 1908
Peter Vilhelm Ilsted (1861–1933) Danish artist and printmaker.
Ilsted, Carl Holsoe and Ilsted’s brother-in-law, Vilhelm Hammershøi, were the leading artists in early 20th century Denmark. All three artists were members of ‘The Free Exhibition’, a progressive art society created around 1890. They are famous for painting images of "Sunshine and Silent Rooms", all in subtle colors. Their works reflects the orderliness of a tranquil life.
Oil on canvas