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Norwegian Fjord Scene, Elmar Berge - Fine Arts
  • Date Unknown
  • Place of Origin Forest Park, Illinois, U.S.
  • Creator Elmar Berge

Elmar Berge was born on Finnoy Island, Norway in 1893. He emigrated to Chicago in 1914. Despite having studied art in Europe, and attending classes at the Art Institute of Chicago, he was largely a self-taught artist. He was able to make a living as an artist, and is best known for his landscapes. Berg died in 1956.

  • Materials Oil on board
  • Dimensions height: 7.5 inches; width: 11.5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1986.116.001 - Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Thorson