Emil Carlsen Moonlight on a Calm Sea, ca.1916
ECA Record Control Number: 4496
Archives of American Art #: JUL J0046818 [digital photo archive]
Record Level: Item
Record Type: Movable Work
Work Title: Moonlight on a Calm Sea
Alternate Work Titles:
1997: Moonlight [from research paper]
1917: A Marine [from magazine article caption]
1916: Moonlight on a Calm Sea [from exhibition catalog]
Work Date: ca.1916 [date based on first known exhibition date.]
Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 58 x 47 inches
Location: At lower left.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.
Description of Work:
2014 Private collection of [unknown] .
by 1917 ( Corcoran Gallery of Art [1869-2014], 500 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20006 ) ;
ca.1916 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
1916 National Academy of Design, New York, NY, “Ninety-First Annual Exhibition“, March 18 – April 23.
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “The Rarities Auction (selling Emil Carlsen’s Medal)“, October 1, 2015, Lot #6, pages 16-17, illustrated: color.
– “Emil Carlsen (1853-1932) As Landscape Painter: A Chronological Introduction to Some of the Major Works and Their Critical Reception” by Valerie Leeds, Spring, 1997, pg 18-19.
– Catalogue of the paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art by Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1917.
– The International Studio, “Emil Carlsen” by Duncan Phillips, June, 1917, Volume 61, Number 244, page 105-110, illustrated: B&W, page 108.
– The International Studio, “Springtime at the Academy” by W. H. de B. Nelson, May, 1916, Volume 58, #88.
– National Academy of Design, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “Ninety-First Annual Exhibition“, March 18 – April 23, 1916, #366, not illustrated, won Saltus Medal.
– Forum, “Morituri Salutamus”, May, 1916, Volume 55, pg. 607.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0046818.
– Awarded the Saltus Medal
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Record Birth Date:
April 24, 2015
January 13, 2017