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“Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919” edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2016

January 1, 2016

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"Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919" edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

“Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919” edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

"Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919" edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

“Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919” edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

"Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919" edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

“Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919” edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

"Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919" edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

“Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919” edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

"Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919" edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

“Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in Windham, Connecticut, 1882-1919” edited by Anne E. Dawson, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT, 2016

PARTIAL TRANSCRIPTION

…”When summering at Windham, Carlsen stayed in a 1781 cottage owned by Weir—the same house that Lou Frink would later occupy—that was located directly across the street from the Baker-Weir House [170].  Weir’s youngest daughter Cora, “remembered well that the artists enjoyed painting together in the neighborhood during the day and socializing with their families in the evening. [171]”  Weir’s oldest daughter, Caroline Weir Ely, recalled that Emil Carlsen “was a rare character—very sensitive, sympathetic and unusually appreciative.  He loved to chuckle over Father’s [Weir’s] term of ‘Old Carlsen’ as a form of endearment [172].”…

…”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…”…

WORKS BY EMIL CARLSEN

©2013-2017 Emil Carlsen Archives

Digital-born Publication Title: Emil Carlsen Archives
Publication Subtitle: World's Largest Visual Reference Dedicated to the Preservation of the Work of Danish-American Impressionist/Realist Painter, Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Library of Congress Subject Authority Heading: Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932
Emil Carlsen LC control no.: n 85141186
Publication Type: Online Integrating Resource
Language: English
Creator/Author: Emil Carlsen Archives
Published by: Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011
Edition: First
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Publish Date: 2013 –
End Date: none, continuing
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