SOLD Moonlight over Brooklyn Bridge

by Johann Berthelsen (1883–1972)
Oil on canvas
18⅛ x 30⅜ inches
Signed lower right: Johann Berthelsen




R. H. Love Galleries, Chicago, Illinois (as Brooklyn Bridge at Twilight)

Private collection, New York, New York

The Caldwell Gallery, Manlius, New York

Private collection, La Jolla, California, acquired from above

Note: This painting has been authenticated by the artist’s son, Lee Berthelsen.

Artist Biography

Johann Berthelsen was a celebrated American impressionist known for his poetic renditions of New York City. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Berthelsen immigrated to the United States with his family as a child. He first expressed his artistic inclinations through music, a passion that played out over the course of his career. Berthelsen was a highly trained baritone who toured the country with the Grand Opera Company, ran the voice department at the Indianapolis Conservatory of Music, and opened his own teaching studio in New York City in 1920.

The Victorian critics John Ruskin and Walter Pater likened painting to music,

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