Emil Carlsen : Seascape, 1911.
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on canvas
25 x 30 inches
Signed: At lower left & dated. ‘Emil Carlsen. 1911.’.
ECA Control #: 9004
Archives of American Art #: JUL J0046830
Horizontal composition of a ruff sea crashing against a rocky letty and other rocks. In the foreground left is a large shallow domed-top rock with waves crashing aginst it. In the mid-ground center is a wave with spray and foam. In the background left is a rock jetty with a pointed rock at the end with water crashing against it. The painting shows before or after the main sea spray. Brightness can be seen at the top left sky of the composition. The rest of the sky appears to be overcast.
[ECA based on b&w photograph of painting]
1937 unknown painting lottery winner
1937 Grand Central Galleries [1923-1966], 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY
1932 Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], the artist’s wife, New York, NY, the artist’s wife
1911 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist
1937: Seascape [from distribution catalog]
1937 Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, “Annual Painting for Distribution“, November.
– “Nineteen Thirty Seven” by Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, 1937, illustrated: b&w on page 12.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0046830.
– Is very similar to Full Tide Coast of Maine (aka: Full Tide: Study), c.1911 and looks like a slight variation.
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