Danish art, Skagen, Dyrehaven, Danish-American experience
Mankato, Minnesota, was thrilled. A famous artist had come to town with his palette, easel, and painter's smock, and people noticed. The Mankato Free Press ran a story under a bold headline:
Sir Gyde Pedersen, Artist of Denmark
The reporter gushed away for two columns on the delight of having in their midst a European artist who had been knighted by a king.1
Christianson, John Robert
"Gyde-Petersen, A Skagen Artist in America,"
The Bridge: Vol. 29:
2, Article 37.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/thebridge/vol29/iss2/37