International Art Collection

Poul Steffensen

Denmark (1866-1923)


Poul Steffensen was born 1866 in Vejerslev, Denmark. He studied under Christian Nielsen Overgaard from 1883-87. He went to the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen from 1887 to 1890 where he was a student of Julius Exner and Carl Bloch. Steffensen is known for his realistic landscapes and animal paintings. He additionally worked as an illustrator.