Peder Balke was a Norwegian painter who was born in 1804 and died in 1887 at the age of 82. He is best known for portraying the nature of Norway. Now you can get to know him better in the National Gallery in London.
Balke influenced a dramatic and romantic look of the landscape and nature of Norway. He is one of the most outstanding figures of the art in Scandinavia in the 19th century. At the exhibition visitors will have the chance to see the landscape and the nature of Norway and the whole Scandinavia from a new perspective. The exhibition will display a wide range of paintings and drawings from Balke and visitors can discover more on the work and life of the painter. The exhibition shows more than 50 pictures from Peder Balke and some of the art works are from private collections from all across Europe. Most of the paintings are shown the first time in the UK for the audience. The exhibition of Peder Balke and his art work will be take place at the National Gallery in London. The exhibition is held from 12th November in 2014 to 12th April in 2015. The entrance for the exhibition is for free.
If you want to know more on the exhibition and the museum check the official site for more information.