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January 1, 1890

ECA control number: 23629

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Artist time line: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Year: 1890

Subject age: 42 years old

United States—California—San Francisco
United States—California—Sausalito
United States—Vermont—Lake Dunmore

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– During this time in San Francisco, Emil also took up teaching at the Art Student’s League.  He taught alongside fellow artist and studio mate Arthur Mathews (1860-1945) and they shared a studio at in San Rafael and then at 728 Montgomery Street across from his old school where Carlsen would teach privately and are said to have about a dozen students.
– Emil possibly visited Lake Dunmore, Vermont in 1890 where he produced several studies and paintings, if the titles of the paintings are correct.
– Carlsen may have also taken a trip to Paris as there is a painting from this time marked Paris.

Paintings: (14)
Copper bowl, white vase, cloth and onions, ca.1890.
Still life with Shou Lao, ca.1890.
Moonlight landscape, 1890.
Still life in pastel, 1890.
Still life with pottery, ca.1890.
Lake Dunmore, VT, ca.1890.
Peonies, ca.1890.
Still life with grapes and pewter flagon, 1890.
Fish and copper bowl, 1890.
Still life with grapes and copper pots, ca.1890.
Lakescene, ca.1890.
[Study of] Lake Dunmore, VT, ca.1890.
Still life with netsuki, ca.1890.
Lake scene, 1890.

Exhibitions: (2)
1890 San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco, CA, “[unknown exhibition]”, unknown date.
1890 National Academy of Design, New York, NY, “65th annual exhibition”, November 24 – December 21.

Articles: (3)
– The Argonaut, San Francisco, CA, “Art notes”, October 27, 1890, not illustrated.
– San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, “School of design”, September 28, 1890, page 17.
– Daily Alta California, San Francisco, CA, “Canvas and color : opening of the Art Association spring exhibition”, April 23, 1890, volume 82, number 113, not illustrated.

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June 30, 3017

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Digital-born Publication Title: Emil Carlsen Archives
Publication Subtitle: World's Largest Visual Reference Dedicated to the Preservation of the Work of Danish-American Impressionist/Realist Painter, Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Library of Congress Subject Authority Heading: Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932
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