Two shepherd boys scout out over the water while the cows graze on the steep slopes.
Born in Denmark, Aagaard (1833 – 1895) first studied art with his brother, a renowned glass
engraver. At the Danish Royal Academy, he was instructed by many famous artists, and most strongly
influenced by landscape oil painter Peter Kristian Skoovgaard. One of the most significant artists
of Copenhagen’s Golden Age, Aagaard was commissioned to paint the chapel of King Christian