(1806 - 1882)
Peter Raadsig was active/lived in Denmark. Peter Raadsig is known for painting.
Biography Peter Raadsig
Johan Peter Raadsig (1806-1882)
He was the son of a sailing master who died when Peter was very young. His mother remarried and he was raised in Skjoldenæsholm. After his confirmation, he was enrolled at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. While there, he was awarded several silver medals for his portraits and historical images and earned a reputation as a diligent painter. The Royal Collection acquired four of his works between 1833 and 1840.
In 1838, he applied for travel support but, despite the recommendation of the Academy, was unsuccessful. He managed to travel some at his own expense and, in 1841, he went to Rome, encouraged by some praise he had received from Bertel Thorvaldsen and C.W. Eckersberg. He received no financial
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