Michael Peter Ancher
Vil han klare pynten (Will he round the point)
- September 191927
), born on Bornholm
, was a Danish
painter. In 1874
he joined the growing society of artists in Skagen
, the Skagen Painters
, and in 1880
he married fellow painter Anna Brøndum
and settled permanently in the town.
Michael Ancher is famous for his paintings of the local fishermen. He got his artistic breakthrough in 1879 with the painting Vil han klare pynten (Will he round the point).