This peaceful painting features an expansive cloud filled sky with a waterside view from a gently rolling hill. Peter studied at the Art Academy in Stockholm (1881-82) as well as in Paris and Germany. He was a member of the Opponents Movement who were a group of Swedish artists in the 1880s who began to question the old-fashioned ideals of the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts (Stockholm).
(Aliases) Carl/Karl Axel Edvard Peter (Swedish, 1863-1942)
Signed and dated: Ax. Peter / 1938.
Width 35 Height 25 in.
Sight: Width 32 Height 21 in.
Note: minor paint loss, scratches.