Emil Carlsen : October summer, 1904.
October Summer (aka: A Connecticut Hill Top, Connecticut Hill-Top, Connecticut Hilltop), 1904
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on canvas
40 × 50 inches
Signed: At lower right & dated. ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1904.’.
ECA Control #: 5498
Archives of American Art #: -none-
1996 Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue at 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021
1904 Collection of Samuel T. Shaw [1861-1945] Prize, Society of American Artists [1877-1906], New York, NY
1904 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist
1996: October Summer [from auction online catalog]
1905: A Connecticut Hill Top [from book]
1904: Connecticut Hill-Top [from newspaper article]
1904: Connecticut Hilltop [from exhibition catalog]
2016 Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT, “A Good Summer’s Work: J. Alden Weir, Connecticut Impressionist“, August 17 – September 11.
1996 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “Sale”, September 26.
1904 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, “Second Annual Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists“, December 1-30.
1904 St. Louis Fairgrounds, St. Louis, MO, “Louisiana Purchase International Exposition (St. Louis World’s Fair)”, April 30-December 1.
1904 Society of American Artists, New York, NY, “Twenty-Sixth Exhibition of Society of American Artists“, March 26-May 1, #378, not illustrated, Winner Samuel T. Shaw Prize ($700) as Connecticut Hilltop.
– Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT, Exhibition Catalog, “A Good Summer’s Work: J. Alden Weir, Connecticut Impressionist“, August 17 – September 11, 2016, #x, page x, illustrated: color on page x.
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, Sale Catalog, “Sale”, September 26, 1996, Lot #133.
– “Louisiana and The Fair: An Exposition of the World Its People and Their Achievements” edited by J. W. Buel, ph. D, World’s Progress Publishing Co., St. Louis, MO, 1905, pages 2485-2486, not illustrated.
– The Daily Gazette, Lawrence, KS, “Another Picture Gallery for the University Will be Opened Late This Month“, Wednesday, December 7, 1904, page 2, not illustrated.
– St. Louis Fairgrounds, St. Louis, MO, Exhibition Catalog, “Louisiana Purchase International Exposition (St. Louis World’s Fair)”, April 30-December 1, 1904, #.
– The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY, “Fine Arts. Twenty-sixth Exhibition of the American Artists’ Society“, March 30, 1904, Page 5.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY, “Fine Arts. Twenty-sixth Exhibition of the American Artists’ Society“, March 30, 1904, Page 5.
…”Emil Carlsen has turned from still life to landscape and give an orchard in bloom that is so pale as to suggest snow, but his Connecticut Hilltop—three orange and yellow trees—is higher and warm in key.”…
1996 – $28,750 USD.
1904 – $1,500 USD (Shaw Prize)
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October 24, 2014
September 7, 2016