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Sale 0620 Lot 5

American (1883-1972)
"Queensboro Bridge, NY, NY"
oil on canvas, signed lower right "Johann Berthelsen"
12 x 16 inches

Provenance: Goldfield Galleries, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, New York, New York.

Other Notes: From Lee Berthelsen, the artist's son "The Queensborough Bridge was only 3 blocks from our apartment on 57th street and my dad therefore painted the bridge scene "en plein aire" that you have in your June 25 auction. Larger sizes, like 24by30 he painted in the studio."
Tags: New York City, oil painting, 20th century

Framed dimensions - 19 x 23 1/2 x 3 inches

Estimate $4,000-6,000      Sold for US$12,500

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