An antique painting of a street scene with a newspaper seller seated on a bench with a girl. Henningsen was a Social Realist painter and illustrator, most known for his images of underprivileged figures. He attended the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (1873-77) where he won several awards.
Erik Ludvig Henningsen (Danish, 1855-1930)
Unsigned. Marked (on reverse): #69 estate stamp 1931.
Estate of the artist, Winkel & Magnussen, 1931, Auction 89, lot 69.
Width 11 Height 13 in.
Sight: Width 8 Height 9.5 in.