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Emil Carlsen : Surf, ca.1914.

January 1, 1914
Emil Carlsen Surf, ca1914

ECA Record Control Number: 16779

Archives of American Art #: 17860106

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Surf

Alternate Work Titles:
2016: Surf  [from museum website]

Work Date: ca.1914

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 40-1/4 x 50-1/8 inches | 40 x 50 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Waterscape
ECA Sub-Category: Surf

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Landscape — Rocks
Waterscape — Coast

Description of Work:

1914 ( Bowdoin College Museum of Art [1811- ], Walker Art Building, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011, Gift of Miss Alice Greenwood Chapman and Mrs. Laura Chapman Miller, in memory of Professor Henry Leland Chapman, Class of 1866 (Accession #1914.1) ) ;
ca.1914 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:

– “Surf.”  Bowdoin Museum of Fine Arts website.  Updated unknown.  Accessed December 20, 2016.  http://artmuseum.bowdoin.edu/Obj1242?sid=27317&x=33727
Descriptive Catalogue of the Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings and of the Walker Collection by Bowdoin Museum of Fine Arts, Brunswick, ME, 1930, page 98.

Related Works:
Entrance to St. Thomas Harbor, 1915  [similar palette, painting technique/rendering of water and close date]
Surf Breaking, 1911  [similar palette and painting technique and similar rock formation.]

ECA Notes:

Price History:


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Record Birth Date:
December 20, 2016

Last Update:
December 20, 2016


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