Boys Bathing at Skagen. Summer Evening  1899

by Peder Severin Krøyer

Among all the Skagen painters, P.S. Krøyer was the most brilliant and also the most celebrated in his own day. He would make any composition work as perfectly as could be using only a few simple devices. [br] Here he creates a diagonal movement from the boys in the foreground to the ships by the horizon. The ships – and our gaze – moves to the right, meeting the white mo...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark