About Henry Reuterdahl
Born: 1871 - Malmo, Sweden
Died: 1925 - Washington District Of Columbia
Known for: marine and townscape painting, newspaper illustration, mural
Henry Reuterdahl (1870 - 1925)
Region of Origin: US Features: Signed
Artist: Henry Reuterdahl 10" by 14"
Style: classic Color: Red Chalk on beige paper
Listed By: Dealer or Reseller Subject: Portrait
Date of Creation: 1900-1949
Henry Reuterdahl, born in Malmo, Sweden, studied in Andreas Brolin's theatrical painting studio in 1887 in Stockholm along with Arvid Nyholm. Hired by the Swedish newspaper, Svea, he traveled to Chicago to do illustrations for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. He worked with August Frazen and Hugo von Hofsten on The Chicago Graphic, then settled in New York in 1896 to illustrate for Harper's Weekly, among other publications. During World War I he designed recruitment posters and painted naval battle scenes for the Department of the Navy. His work is in the collection of the National Museum of American Art, the United States Naval Academy, Riksforeningen Sverigekontakt, and Smalandsmuseum.
Seller Notes: “Good, slightly yellowed with age, Edges worn.”