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Emil Carlsen : The open sea, 1909.

January 1, 1909
Emil Carlsen : The Open sea, 1909.

 

Emil Carlsen The Open Sea, 1909

Emil Carlsen The Open Sea, 1909

Emil Carlsen The Open Sea, 1909

Emil Carlsen The Open Sea, 1909

Emil Carlsen The Open Sea, 1909

Emil Carlsen The Open Sea, 1909

ECA Record Control Number: 3433

Archives of American Art #: 36120308

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: The open sea

Alternate Work Titles:
1909: The open sea  [from museum website]

Work Date: 1909  [date from front of the canvas]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 48 x 58 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen- 1909-‘.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Waterscapes
ECA Sub-Category: Rough seas

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Waterscape
Waterscape — Sea

Description of Work:

…”An other admirable work is his Open Sea, showing the heave of mid-ocean, with its poetry rather than its awfulness, and always there is the searching after beautiful tones and their successful grasp.”…
Citation: The Mentor, “American sea painters” by Arthur Hoeber, The Associated Newspaper School, New York, NY, July 7, 1913, volume 1, number 21, page 9-11, illustrated: b&w on an unnumbered page.

Provenance/Ownership:
1910 ( Metropolitan Museum of Art [1870- ], 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, Gift of George Arnold Hearn [1835-1913]  (Accession #10.64.1) ) ;
1910 Private collection of George Arnold Hearn [1835-1913], New York, NY ;
1910 ( Folsom Galleries [1908-1921] | Bauer-Folsom Galleries [1908-1909], 396 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 11215 ) ;
1909 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Luce Center visible storage (gallery 774), “on view”, May 14 – ?.

References/Citations:
– “Soren Emil Carlsen: The Hammershoi of Manhattan” by Kim Lykke Jensen, Narayana Press, Gylling, Denmark, 2008, illustrated: b&w, page 19, figure 10.
– “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.
– “American paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, volume III : A catalogue of works by artists born between 1846 and 1864” by Doreen Bolger Burke, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1980, page 166, illustrated.
– Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
– Reading Times, Reading, PA, “Emil Carlsen, artist, is dead“, Monday, January 4, 1932, page 2, not illustrated.
– Music and Youth, New York, NY, “From the painting, The open sea, by Emil Carlsen“, September, 1929, illustrated: b&w.
– Trenton Evening Times, Trenton, NJ, “American sea painters : Learn one thing every day ; No.6 Emil Carlsen, Open sea“, July 12, 1913, page 4, illustrated: b&w.
– The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, “American sea painters : Learn one thing every day ; No.6 Emil Carlsen, Open sea“, Saturday, July 12, 1913, page 3, illustrated: b&w.
– The Coffeyville Daily Journal, Coffeyville, KS, “American sea painters : Learn one thing every day ; No.6 Emil Carlsen, Open sea”, Saturday, July 12, 1913, page 6, illustrated: b&w .
– The Ogden Standard, Ogden, UT, “American sea painters : Learn one thing every day ; No.6 Emil Carlsen, Open sea”, Saturday, July 12, 1913, first edition, page 16, illustrated: b&w.
– The Marion Star, Marion, OH, “American sea painters : Learn one thing every day ; No.6 Emil Carlsen, Open sea”, July 12, 1913, Saturday, page 6, illustrated: b&w.
– The Mentor, “American Sea Painters : Learn one thing every day ; No.6 Emil Carlsen, Open sea” by Arthur Hoeber, The Associated Newspaper School, New York, NY, July 7, 1913, volume 1, number 21, page 9-11, illustrated: b&w on an unnumbered page.
– Art and Progress, New York, NY, “Some American marine painters” by Anna Seaton-Schmidt, November, 1910, volume 2, number 1, illustrated: b&w, page 6.
– Credit Line: Gift of George A. Hearn, 1910 (10.64.1).

Related Works:

ECA Notes:

The Mentor, “American sea painters” by Arthur Hoeber, The Associated Newspaper School, New York, NY, July 7, 1913, volume 1, number 21, page 9-11, illustrated: b&w on an unnumbered page.
…”An other admirable work is his Open Sea, showing the heave of mid-ocean, with its poetry rather than its awfulness, and always there is the searching after beautiful tones and their successful grasp.”…

Price History:

 

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Digital-born Document Number:
ECA.2017.3433

Digital Document Provenance:
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The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record Birth Date:
January 30, 2015

Last Update:
January 29, 2017


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