London, South Kensington
13 May 2009
Vilhelm Karl Ferdinand Arnesen (Danish, 1865-1948)
A trader and a fishing boat off Kronborg Castle
signed and dated 'Vilh Arnesen 1907.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
20 x 32½ in. (50.8 x 82.5 cm.)
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Kronborg Castle is in Elsinore, at the seaward approach to The Sound, and is one of northern Europe's most important Renaissance castles. Known all over the world from Shakespeare's Hamlet, it is also the most famous castle in Denmark.
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