DescriptionJOHANN BERTHELSEN (American, 1883-1972)
The Plaza Hotel in Winter
Oil on canvas
20-1/8 x 24 inches (51.1 x 61.0 cm)
Signed lower right: Johann Berthelsen
Ava Gardner, gift from the above;
Estate of the above;
Private collection, Winston Salem, North Carolina, acquired from the above;
Heritage Auctions, Dallas, May 25, 2007, lot 23162;
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
The frame was built by the artist's wife.
This lot is accompanied by an undated photograph of Frank Sinatra with the present work.
Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.
Unlined canvas; light craquelure and possible faint pinpoints of discoloration near upper and lower edges; there appears to be no inpainting under UV exam. Framed Dimensions 27.25 X 31 Inches
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