Oil/canvas, 36 x 54 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. A. Askevold Ddf 1889. - Norwegian landscape a. animal painter. The artist began his training under H. Reusch in Bergen, in 1855 he was pupil of H. Gude in Düsseldorf. With a scholarship he could move to Paris in 1861, where he worked until 1866. Thereafter he lived in turn in Düsseldorf, Bergen a. Paris. His oeuvre is dominated by animal paintings as well as Norwegian landscapes a. motifs from Norwegian folk live.