Danish artists

These famous Danish artists are just some of those in our art collection, so if you can’t find what you are looking for please use the search, or contact us and let us know – we’ll be happy to help.

Danish painters list

A list of Danish painters (either born in Denmark or recognized as being Danish) includes:

  • Martinus Rorbye
  • Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg
  • Perhaps the most famous Danish artist is Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, who laid the foundations for the Danish Golden Age. The “Sailor Taking Leave of His Girlfriend” is one of the most popular Danish paintings, but the artist produced a wide range, from portraits to architectural studies to a wonderful maritime series

A Few of the Most Popular Danish Paintings

Buildings & Architecture

Thorvaldsens Museum

Hammershoi, Vilhelm

View of Gentofte Lake Sunshower

Monsted, Peder Mork

Stream in the Forest

Kroyer, Marie Triepcke


Kroyer, Marie Triepcke

Nude Girl

Hammershoi, Vilhelm

Five Portraits

Kroyer, P S

Holger Drachman

Hammershoi, Vilhelm

Montague Street in London

Monsted, Peder Mork

Watering The Garden

Bloch, Carl Heinrich


The Berlin

Wunny Chamber

Ancher, Anna

Evening Prayer

National Gallery of Denmark


Ancher, Michael Peter

On The Beach At Skagen

Kroyer, P S

George Brandes

Bloch, Carl Heinrich

The Sermon on the Mount

Met Museum of Art

A Fountain in Rome