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Emil Carlsen : Full tide, coast of Maine, ca.1911.

January 1, 1911
Full Tide Coast Of Maine (also called Full Tide: Study), c.1911

ECA record control number: 3693

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Full tide, coast of Maine

Alternate work titles:
2020 : Full tide, coast of Maine  [from online sales catalog]
2013 : Full tide, coast of Maine  [from auction catalog]
1912 : Full tide  [from exhibition catalog]
1912 : Full tide : study  [from exhibition catalog – this may be referring to another slightly smaller related work]

Work date: ca.1911  [date from dated study and from first known exhibition]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 30 x 35 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Marking type: Signed and titled.
Location: Verso.
Text: ‘Full Tide | The Coast of Maine. Emil Carlsen.’.

ECA category: Waterscape
ECA sub-category: Surf

Archives of American Art subjects:
Landscape — Maine
Landscape — Maine — Ogunquit
Waterscape — Coast

Description of work:
Horizontal composition of a ruff sea crashing against a rocky letty and other rocks. In the foreground left is a large shallow domed-top rock with waves crashing against it. In the mid-ground center is a wave with spray and foam. In the background left is a rock jetty with a pointed rock at the end with water crashing against it. The painting shows before or after the main sea spray. Brightness can be seen at the top left sky of the composition. The rest of the sky appears to be overcast.

Provenance / ownership:
2020 ( Avery Galleries [2001- ], 100 Chetwynd Drive, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 | 50 E. 72nd Street, Apt. 2A, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
2013 ( Shannon’s [1997- ], 354 Woodmont Rd, Milford, CT 06460 ) ;
ca.1955 Private collection of [unknown], New York, NY (purchased directly from the artist [although we think they mean the artist’s estate] )
1912 ( Vose Galleries [1841- ], 238 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 ) ;
ca.1911 Emil Carlsen, the artist .

Exhibition history:
2013 Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, “American & European fine art”, October 24.
1912 Vose Galleries [1841- ], Boston, MA, “The latest work of Emil Carlsen, N.A.”, April 8-20.
1912 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, “One hundred and seventh annual exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts“, February 4 – March 24.  [this may be referring to another painting of slightly less dimensions : Seascape, 1911.]

References / citations:
Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, sale catalog, “American & European fine art”, October 24, 2013, lot #19.
– Unknown newspaper clipping, “(Full Tide Sold) provided by the Patricia Weiner Gallery, Cincinnati, OH“, ca.1955?, illustrated: b&w.
– “Emil Carlsen letter confirming payment received from Vose Gallery” provided by Vose Gallery, April 30, 1912.
Vose Galleries [1841- ], Boston, MA, exhibition catalog, “The latest work of Emil Carlsen, N.A.”, April 8-20, 1912, #1, not illustrated.
– Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, exhibition catalog, “One hundred and seventh annual exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts“, February 4 – March 24, 1912, #611, not illustrated. [this may be referring to another painting of slightly less dimensions : Seascape, 1911.]

Related works:
– Study for this painting : Seascape, 1911.

ECA notes:
– Painted in Ogunquit, ME, in the same area that Carlsen’s award winning Surf, 1907 depicts.

Price history:
2020 – [unknown]  [retail]
2013 – $36,000 USD  [auction]
ca.1955 – $18,700 USD  [retail]
1912 – [unknown]  [retail]
1912 – [unknown]  [retail]


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February 11, 2013

Last updated: July 25, 2020 at 14:42 pm

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