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Emil Carlsen : Nantasket Beach, 1876.

January 1, 1876
Emil Carlsen : Nantasket Beach, 1876.


Emil Carlsen : Nantasket Beach, 1876.

Emil Carlsen : Nantasket Beach, 1876.


ECA record control number: 3524

Archives of American Art #: 12000038

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Nantasket Beach

Alternate work titles:
Nantasket Beach

Work date: 1876  [date from front of canvas]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 15-1/4 x 26-5/16 inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Nantasket Beach.  S. Em. C. 76 26/6.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA category: Waterscape
ECA sub-category: Ship

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Architecture — Boat
Architecture — Boat — Sailboat
Landscape — Beach

Description of work:

1940 ( Art Institute of Chicago [1879- ], 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, Friends of American Art Collection, accession #1940.1087 ) ;
1940 Private collection of the Friends of American Art Collection, Chicago, IL ;
1923 ( Maynard Walker Galleries [1935-1967], [1945-1967] 117 East 57th Street | [1935-1945] 108 East 57th Street, New York, NY | [1938-1967?] Los Angeles, CA ) ;
1897 Private collection of Edward Francis Coffin [1873-1949], Worcester, MA ;
ca.1884 Private collection of George F. Daniels [1820-1897] & Mary B. Daniels [?-?], Oxford, MA | Putnam, CT ;
1876 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1989-1991 Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, “At the water’s edge”, December 9, 1989 – March 4, 1990 ; Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida, May 4 – June 17, 1990 ; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, VA, July 8 – September 2, 1990 ; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, November 8, 1990 – January 6, 1991.
1975 Wortsman Rowe Galleries, San Francisco, CA, “The art of Emil Carlsen 1853-1932“, January 10-February 21; Rubicon Gallery, Los Altos, CA, January 17-February 28; The El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX, March 2-March 30; Robert Rice Gallery, Houston, TX, April 10-May; Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY, June-July; The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, CA, August 20-October 10; The Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, November-December.
1967 Carleton College, Northfield, MN, “[exhibition]”, January 2-22, reproduction.
1951 Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee, WI, “A century of landscape painting by American artists : 1851-1951”, February 13 – March 23.
1943 San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, “American artists past and present,” January – March.
1941 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, “Painting today and yesterday in the United States,” June 5 – September 1.

– Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, website, accessed December 20, 2017, “Nantasket Beach > Exhibition, publication and ownership histories”, updated [unknown], http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/39691?search_no=1&index=1
– “File:Emil carlsen, spiaggia di nantasket, 1876.jpg”.  Wikimedia Commons.  Updated October 28, 2016. Accessed December 20, 2017.  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Emil_carlsen,_spiaggia_di_nantasket,_1876.jpg
Emil Carlsen : conscious painting by William Eric Indursky, Emil Carlsen Archives, New York, NY, 2017, page 60, figure 53, illustrated : color on page 60.
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.
– Art & Antiques, “Emil Carlsen : lyrical impressionist” by Gertrude Sill, March – April, 1980, pages 88-95, illustrated: b&w on page 95.
– Rubicon-Wortsman Pub., San Francisco, CA, exhibition catalog, ”The art of Emil Carlsen 1853-1932”, 1975, #50 [reproduction].
– Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee, WI, exhibition catalog, “A century of landscape painting by American artists : 1851-1951”, February 13 – March 23, 1951, #9.
– Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago (1907-1951), Chicago, IL, volume 35, number 5, September – October, 1941, pages 78-79.
1941 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, exhibition catalog, “Painting today and yesterday in the United States,” June 5 – September 1, #13.
– Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, accession # 1940.1087.

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Record birth date:
September 5, 2014

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