Emil Carlsen : May morning, 1880.
May Morning, 1880
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on canvas
30-1/8 x 20-1/8 inches
Signed: At lower left. ‘EMIL. CARLSEN. 80.’.
Archives of American Art #: -none-
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– The National, World Today, “Academy of Design”, Arthur Hoeber, 1903, pg. 177.
“One of the older men however Emil Carlsen has sent a landscape of the first order Mr Carlsen has long been acknowledged as one of the best of the modern still life painters Last year he had a serious performance in a landscape way at the exhibition of the Society of American Artists This season he quite surpasses that effort with his May Morning a simple composition of some trees against the sky full of fine cloud forms With this modest material he presents a large conception of nature shows himself to be a capable craftsman and generally takes a leading place.”