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Betty Brenner
"Bridge Over the Neckar, Town of Heidelberg" - Original Oil Painting on Canvas

Mid-20th Century

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"Bridge Over the Neckar, Town of Heidelberg" - Original Oil Painting on Canvas A beautiful German landscape, by American painter, Betty Brenner (1922-2016), captures the Karl Theodor Bridge and its reflection. Commonly known as the Old Bridge (Alte Brücke), it is an arch bridge in Heidelberg that crosses the Neckar river. It connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. The current bridge, made of Neckar sandstone and the ninth built on the site, was constructed in 1788 by Elector Charles Theodore, and is one of the best-known landmarks and tourist destinations in Heidelberg. Brenner, Betty (American, 1922-2016) - Raised in Washington, Brenner attended Cornish School of Fine Arts in Seattle, specializing in commercial art. Betty entered the Navy WAVES during World War II. She was stationed at North Island in San Diego, California, and utilized her art experience in providing a weekly bulletin for the WAVES. After service, Betty worked painting portraits and as a graphic artist. She continuously drew and painted into her late years, and lived to be 94 years old, where she passed away in Hanford, California. Image, 9"H x 12"W x .5"D
  • Creator:
    Betty Brenner (1922 - 2016, American)
  • Creation Year:
    Mid-20th Century
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 9 in (22.86 cm)Width: 12 in (30.48 cm)Depth: 0.5 in (1.27 cm)
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  • Condition:
    Artwork is in very good condition.
  • Gallery Location:
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: ANS_0131stDibs: LU54212728742
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