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Emil Carlsen : Moonlight and lamplight, ca.1915.

January 1, 1915
Emil Carlsen Moonlight and Lamplight, ca.1915

ECA Record Control Number: 4592

Archives of American Art #: 87230429 [Art Inventories]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Moonlight and Lamplight

Alternate Work Titles:
1916: Moonlight  [from magazine article]
1915: Moonlight and Lamplight  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: ca.1915  [date based on first known mention of the painting]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil
Work Dimensions: ? x ? inches

Location: At lower left.
Dated: Unknown.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

ECA Category: People
ECA Sub-Category: Genre

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Cityscape — Celestial
Cityscape — Celestial — Moon
Cityscape — Time
Cityscape — Time — Night
Ethnic — African American
Figure group

Description of Work:

ca.1940 unknown
ca.1916 The Art Club of Philadelphia [1887-1940], 220 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
ca.1915 Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], 237 Fifth Avenue in New York [1892-1905] | 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY [1906-1923] | 15 East Fifty-seventh Street [1924-1934] | 11 East Fifty-seventh Street [1935-1953]
ca.1915 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist

Exhibition History:
1916 The Casino, Stockbridge, MA, “8th Annual Exhibition of the Berkshire Artists”, September 16 – ?.
1916 Philadelphia Art Club, Philadelphia, PA, “Annual Show Of Oil Paintings by Members”, March.
1915 The Macbeth Galleries, New York, NY, “Twelve Landscape Painters: Emil Carlsen, Bruce Crane, Chas. H. Davis, Daniel Garber, H.H. Groll, W.L. Lathrop, J. Francis Murphy, Leonard Ochtman, H. B. Snell, J. Alden Weir, Carlton Wiggins and F. Ballard Williams”, March 30 – April 16.

– International Studio, New York, NY, “Reviews and Notices“, March, 1916, volume 58, number 229, illustrated:b&w on page 73.
– American Art News, New York, NY, “What Is Going On In Artist Country Colonies: The Stockbridge Exhibition.“, Art Foundation Press, 1915, page 2, not illustrated.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:
– This painting may have been originally painted on Carlsen’s trip to the Caribbean , St. Thomas in 1913.

Price History:
1916: unknown.


Document Information

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Record Birth Date:
September 15, 2014

Last Update:
September 22, 2016


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