Paintings of life at the top of the world just a bit back. Danish. Harald Viggo Moltke, artist. Living from 1871 to 1960 he was also an author, explorer, and served as a draftsman on four Arctic expeditions.

"Polareskimoer på vandring" (Polar Eskimoes Wandering). 1903.
“Polareskimoer på vandring” (Polar Eskimoes Wandering). 1903. Made in connection with polar explorer Knud Rasmussen’s Danish Literary Greenland Expedition in 1902 to 1904, the aim of which was to discover and collect the Inuit’s myths and their understanding of the world. Image © Nuuk Kunstmuseum, Nuuk, Greenland. Fair use license. via http://www.nuukkunstmuseum.com/en/artist-of-the-month/harald-moltke-1871-1960/
"A Study for a composition depicting participants in an expedition to Greenland."
“A Study for a composition depicting participants in an expedition to Greenland.” No date. Oil on canvas laid on panel. Image © 2019 MutualArt Services, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/A-Study-for-a-composition-depicting-part/D7F9AEFE9C798CC7
"A Sealer's Wife carrying her child on her Back." No date.
“A Sealer’s Wife carrying her child on her Back.” No date. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/harald-viggo-moltke/a-sealers-wife-carrying-her-child-on-her-back-d0VBLQHERzVcpMO83pieAQ2
"Sealers watching an Umiak in a Greenlandic Fjord." No date.
“Sealers watching an Umiak in a Greenlandic Fjord.” No date. Image © 2015 – 2019 BIDTOART. Fair use license. via https://bidtoart.com/en/fine-art/sealers-watching-an-umiak-in-a-greenlandic-fiord/3915813

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