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Emil Carlsen : Towering trees, 1928.

January 1, 1928
Emil Carlsen Towering Trees, 1928

ECA Record Control Number: 7995

Archives of American Art #:  -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Towering Trees

Alternate Work Titles:
ca.1975: Towering Trees  [from dealer information]
1932: Wood Interior  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: 1928  [date from lower right front canvas in pencil notes.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas laid on masonite
Work Dimensions: 32 x 24 inches [unframed] | 31-1/2 x 23-1/2 inches [unframed] | 38-1/2 x 30-1/2 inches [frmaed]

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

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Landscape
ECA Sub-Category: Forest

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Landscape — Connecticut
Landscape — Forest

Description of Work:

ca.1975 Private collection of [unknown] .
ca.1975 ( Marbella Gallery, Inc. [1975- ], 28 E 72nd Street, New York, NY  10021 ) ;
1975 Estate of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
1966 Private collection of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
before 1966 Estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
ca.1931 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1932 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, “Paintings and Sculpture by the Society of Scandinavian American Artists with a Memorial Group of Paintings by Emil Carlsen with works by Dines Carlsen“, April 12 – May 15.

Archive of Works by Emil Carlsen compiled by Dines Carlsen, 24 pages, hand-drawn sketches and notes probably by Dines, provided by Linda Hay, ca.1960, illustrated: B&W, page 10.
– Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, exhibition catalog, “Paintings and Sculpture by the Society of Scandinavian American Artists with a Memorial Group of Paintings by Emil Carlsen with works by Dines Carlsen“, April 12 – May 15, 1932.

Related Works:
– Clearing Beyond The Trees, 1928  [similar location/trees, technique and palette]

ECA Notes:
– Painted in Falls Village, CT in 1928.
– Frame: Wood & gessoed gilt frame.
– Image provided by Lynn Magnusson, ASA, AAA of The Magnusson Group [1994- ] | Personal Property Consultants, 920 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960 via email February 11, 2017.

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Record Birth Date:
February 5, 2015

Last Update:
February 11, 2017


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