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ECA control number: 28019 (old #23505)

Record level: Listing

Record type: Timeline year

Artist time line: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Year: 1874

Subject age: 26 years old

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– Carlsen began to work for Danish marine painter Laurits Bernhard Holst (1848-1934) for $3/day after seeing some of Carlsen’s marine paintings.
– At Holst’s studio Emil painted ships and figures and laid in canvasses for him.
– Holst sells off one of Emil’s sketches of Elsinore, Denmark as his own to a collector and gives Emil $5 for it.
– Emil and Holst fight about it.
– Holst leaves to go back to Europe and leaves the studio and all its bills to Emil.
– Carlsen is offered a job teaching at the newly formed Chicago Art Institute by artist Leonard Wells Volk (1828-1895).




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