Peter Nicolai Arbo

1831-1892 Norway-Norse Mythology

 

Peter Nicolai Arbo was born in Drammen, Norway. His work features mostly Norwegian folk legend and history paintings. He studied in Copenhagen before going to the art academy in Düsseldorf in 1853. His master there was Karl Ferdinand Sohn and he became friends with Hans Gude. When he returned to Norway he was later appointed a Knight of the Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav and the Knight of Order of Vasa.

 

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Apostle
John

Apostle John

Liden Gunvor og
Havmanden

Liden Gunvor og Havmanden

Fra
Meudon

Fra Meudon

Odin's
Wild Hunt

Odin-s Wild Hunt

Olav den
Helliges dod

Olav den Helliges dod

Eliza Arbo med
spansk-hatt

Eliza Arbo med spansk-hatt

Saint Olav at the
Battle of Stiklestad

Saint Olav at the Battle of Stiklestad

En
Hostpige

En Hostpige

Fornalder

Fornalder

Fra
Gulskog

Fra Gulskog


Dagr

Dagr


Ingeborg

Ingeborg

Jaktstykke far
1700-tallet

Jaktstykke far 1700-tallet

Nott riding
Hrimfaxi

Nott riding Hrimfaxi

Self-
portrait

Self-portrait

Utsikt mot
Frognerslottet

Utsikt mot Frognerslottet-Fra Skovveien