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Emil Carlsen : Windham church, Connecticut,ca.1911.

January 1, 1911
Emil Carlsen Windham Church, Connecticut (also called Wyndham Church & Windham Church), c.1911

Windham Church, CT, (also called Wyndham Church), c.1911
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on canvas
18 x 14-3/4 | 18 x 15-1/4 inches

Signed: At lower left. ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Archives of American Art #: 81630012, 22280254

Provenance:
1977 Smith College Museum of Art [1870- ], Smith College, Elm Street at Bedford Terrace, Northampton, MA 01063, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Fraad, Jr. (Accession #SC1977:24)
1964 Private collection of Daniel Fraad [1912-1987] and Rita Fraad [1915-2004], New York, NY
before 1964 Roy Davis [1922-2014] of the Davis Galleries [1952- ], 231 East 60 Street, New York, NY 10022
c.1912 unknown
1912 The Macbeth Gallery [1892-1953], 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
c.1911 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist

Title History:
2016: Windham Church, Connecticut, c.1911
1964: Wyndham Church, Connecticut, c.1906-1907 or 1911
1912: Windham Church

Exhibitions:
1980 William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, “Connecticut and American Impressionism”, March 17 – May 30.
1964 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, “American Painting: Selections from the Collection of Daniel and Rita Fraad“, June 9 – September 20, 1964; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, October 10 – November 8, 1964.
1912 Vose Gallery, Boston, MA, “The Latest Work of Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, April 8-20.
1912 The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Exhibition of Paintings by Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, March 4-16.

References:
– Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919 edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2016, pages 71-73, illustrated: color on page 73.
– Collections Database, Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium accessed [[http://museums.fivecolleges.edu]] on August 25, 2016.
– William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, “Connecticut and American Impressionism”, March 17 – May 30, 1980, pg. 56-57.
– Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “American Painting: Selections from the Collection of Daniel and Rita Fraad“, June 9 – September 20, 1964; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, October 10 – November 8, 1964, illustrated:b&w on page 23.
– Vose Gallery, Boston, MA, Exhibition Catalog, “The Latest Work of Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, April 8-20, 1912, #7 , not illustrated.
– The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “Exhibition of Paintings by Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, March 4-16, 1912, #11, not illustrated.

Notes:

– Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919 edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2016, pages 71-73, illustrated: color on page 73.
…”The old stone church was erected in 1832 and still stands today.  Although Carlsen was struggling with his work earlier in the year and unhappy with the results of his efforts, Windham Church, Connecticut is a successful and pleasing impressionist canvas replete with activated brushwork and a wide range of bright, rich color [178].  This canvas is more thickly painted and variously textured than his previous Windham landscapes.  The impressive stone structure is given substance and three-dimensionality by the placement of its left front corner parallel to the surface of the canvas and the facade angled backward.  The church is nestled peacefully behind trees at the front and lect and dappled with both sunlight…”…

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