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Early Days:

   Krøyer was born in Stavanger, Norway on July 23, 1851 to Ellen Cecilie Gjesdal. He was raised by Gjesdal's sister and brother-in-law after his mother was judged unfit to care for him. Kroyer moved to Copenhagen with his foster parents soon afterward. Having begun his art education at the age of nine under private tutelage, he was enrolled in Copenhagen's Technical Institute the following year.

Peder Severin Kr°yer


Personal Details


Peder Severin Krøyer

Place of birth

Stavanger, Norway

Date of Birth

23 July 1851

Date of Death

21 November 1909






   In 1870 at the age of 19 Krøyer completed his studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Art (Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi), where he had studied with Frederik Vermehren. In 1873 he was awarded the gold medal, as well as a scholarship.

   His official debut as a painter was in 1871 at Charlottenborg with a portrait of a friend, painter Frans Schwartz. He exhibited regularly at Charlottenborg throughout his life.

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Work done by Peder Severin Kr°yer