A city night scene lit by a crescent moon with sailboats lining the dock with candlelight reflecting in the water. A street lined with tall brick buildings with traces of snow on the rooftops provides the backdrop. The setting is presumably the Christianshavn canal in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Gudmund Hentze (Danish, 1875-1948). Hentze was a symbolist and national romantic painter, graphic artist and book illustrator.
Signed (lower right): Gudmund Hentze.
Early 20th century
Width 40 Depth 3 Height 46 inches
Sight: Width 32.5 Height 39.5 inches