OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED
DANISH, WORKED IN FRANCE, C.1950
27 X 22 INCHES
Hw lived and worked in Paris and parts of Normandy during World War Two. Returned to France for shorter stays until the early 1960s.
Other travels include; Germany, Holland and Belgium. Kastrup was known for his impressionist cityscapes, especially his series from Paris, where he worked on the streets capturing the many people using light and quick brushstrokes.
Kastrup was a member of the artist group “ The 10” along with Danish modernist Borge Ball (1906-1976).
The works of Kastrup are represented in many public institutions and sold a series of impressionist harbour views to the Royal Swedish Marine. He exhibited at the young art show in Aarhus, the artists free exhibition and had solo shows at Charlottenborg in 1954. Kastrup is listed in the Artists encyclopaedia ( Dansk Billedkunst )