Danish artist Poul Steffensen was primarily known as a painter of animals and landscapes but he was also an accomplished illustrator. He trained at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and exhibited regularly at the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition. His father-in-law was a farmer.
Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition, Artists' Association, Almänna Art and Industry Exhibition.
Born in Vejerslev, Denmark, to Steffen Iversen, a mill builder, and Inger Kirstine Danielsen.
Studied under Christen Nielsen Overgaard.
Studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts under Frederik Vermehren, Julius Exner and Carl Bloch.
Married Sidsel Cathrine Poulsen in Gulev, Denmark. Her father owned a farm.
Debuted at the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition. He continued to exhibit until 1922.
Died in Aarhus, Denmark.