Johann Berthelsen Oil Painting on Canvas "Central Park, N.Y."
Johann Berthelsen (Denmark/Wisconsin/New York/Connecticut, 1883 – 1972)
Central Park N.Y.
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to lower right
Titled and signed to verso of stretcher bars
Artist’s copyright stamp to verso of canvas and stretcher bar
An oil painting on canvas by well-listed Danish-American artist Johann Berthelsen (Denmark/Wisconsin/New York/Connecticut, 1883 – 1972), titled Central Park, N.Y.. The painting is emblematic of Berthelsen’s ambient, ethereal painting style. It depicts New York’s Central Park dusted in falling snow. The painting is signed to the lower right and is presented in a gold tone frame with a hanging wire.
Private collection, Cincinnati, OH
Purchased from Stuart Holman, Auctioneer & Appraiser, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011
Berthelsen, best known for his paintings of New York winter scenes, was born in Copenhagen but spent much of his life in the United States. His works are represented in the permanent collections of Sembrich Memorial Museum, New York; Terre Haute Museum, Indiana; and Wake Forest College, North Carolina; among others.
- measures frame. Visible image area measures 11.5" W x 15.5" H.