Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “The Walter H. Schulze Memorial Gallery of Paintings”, January, 1925, volume 19, number 1, pages 7-9, illustrated: b&w on page 9
…”‘Don’t draw too much; don’t color too much; the color must be felt, not seen—so the drawing.’ Such, says Emil Carlsen, was Weir’s motto.
…”William Ritschel’s Play of the Waves and Emil Carlsen’s The Miraculous Draught are sea paintings by two artists of widely differing temperaments…Emil Carlsen is more reticent. He feels most sympathetically the quiet moods of the sea. The Miraculous Draught is painted in a high key with a limited palette, but within his self-imposed limits, Mr. Carlsen achieves the most sensitive gradations, and his painting glows with a serene luminosity of its own.”…
WORKS BY EMIL CARLSEN