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ANCHER, Anna Kristine (1859 - 1935), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANCHER, Anna Kristine (1859 - 1935), Painter, pastellist

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 18 August 1859, in Skagen (Jutland); died 1935.

Painter, pastellist. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Skagen Artists' Colony.

Ancher studied under Peter Vilhelm Kyhn, and also under Puvis de Chavannes, in Paris. She was mainly influenced by the Impressionists, an influence which is apparent in her landscapes of North Jutland. In 1880, she married Michael Ancher, and the couple,

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