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Decatur Evening Herald, Decatur, IL, “Institute buys $1,000 painting”, Friday, April 29, 1927, page 11, not illustrated

April 29, 1927

ECA Record Control Number: 19229

Record Level: Reference

Record Type: Newspaper

Article Type: Artist As Lead Subject

Key Title: Institute buys $1,000 painting

Sub Title: Apples, by Emil Carlsen, is first still life acquired by gallery

Language: English

Author: staff

Publisher: Decatur Evening Herald
Publish Location: Decatur, IL

Date of Publication: Friday, April 29, 1927

Page: 11, not illustrated

Source: Newspapers.com paid subscription

Description: 1 newspaper clipping

Subjects:
Carlsen, Emil, 1948-1932.

Number of copies: 1

Digitized: yes

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Decatur Evening Herald, Decatur, IL, "Institute buys $1,000 painting", Friday, April 29, 1927, page 11, not illustrated.

Decatur Evening Herald, Decatur, IL, “Institute buys $1,000 painting”, Friday, April 29, 1927, page 11, not illustrated.

TRANSCRIPTION

“Institute buys $1,000 painting
Apples, by Emil Carlsen, is first still life acquired by gallery

The $1,000 painting by Emil Carlsen entitled Apples which is on display at the Art Institute in the Newhouse Gallery collection was purchased by the Art Institute Wednesday. Mrs. Minerva E, Holley, representative here with the collection, wired the M. A. Newhouse & Son Galleries in St. Louis Wednesday evening telling of the decision.

This painting will add a new subject to the growing collection for Decatur. It is the first still-life for the collection, and is a large canvas with a lovely surface and quiet middle tones.

The only subjects on the canvas are the yellow apples and a round, overturned container from which they have rolled onto a dark surface.

Painter is Danish
The painter, Emil Carlsen, was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1853 and came ot he United States in 1872, bringing with him the old Viking love of the great waters. He paints many sea scenes, and paints landscapes with the same quality that he uses in his still life. He never uses extreme light or shadow, and does not rely on contrast for effect.

The artist was elected a member of the National Academy of Design in 1906, and his work has met with universal recognition. Mr. Carlsen was awarded the Inness prize of the Salmagundi club, the gold medal in the St. Louis expedition in 1904, and the Shaw Purchase prize of the Society of American Artists. He is a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters.”

WORKS BY EMIL CARLSEN

 

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February 21, 2017

Decatur Evening Herald, Decatur, IL, “Institute buys $1,000 painting”, Friday, April 29, 1927, page 11, not illustrated.

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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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