This impressionistic sketch painting is of a night scene from the Danish amusement park Dyrehaven, north of Copenhagen and was likely painted in situ. There is a balloon seller in foreground and the lights of the amusement park toward the top of the painting. Its a simple scene, but strongly rendered. It Is in the original black wooden frame. Note: recently cleaned.
MAKER Wilhelm Wils (Danish, 1880-1960)
MARKS Signed (lower left): Wils.
DATE c. 1920
DIMENSIONS Width 21.5 Height 16.5 in. Sight: Width 20.5 Height 15.5 in.