Description: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 29 by 27 inches
Medium: oil on canvas
Condition Report: Oil on canvas. Canvas is not lined (a piece of protective cardboard sits behind the canvas and inside the stretcher). SURFACE: in good condition and appears to be in original, unvarnished state; a few minor scattered areas of faint craquelure. UNDER UV: NO apparent inpainting, there are a few areas of still active pigment.
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Exhibited: The Art Club of Philadelphia, Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Lilian Westcott Hale, Emil Carlsen, and Charles H. Davis, 1923, no. 11
New York, The Macbeth Gallery, Recent Paintings by Emil Carlsen, N.A., 1921
Art Institute of Chicago, Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, 1933, no. 436, p. 60, illustrated
Storrs, Connecticut, William Benton Museum of Art, Connecticut and American Impressionism, 1980, no. 6, pp. 56, 63, illustrated
Literature: “The Walter H. Schulze Memorial,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 24, 1930, p. 79
“Emil Carlsen,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 26, 1932, p. 35
Art Institute of Chicago, Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection, 1932, p. 145
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, 1961, p. 67
Donelson F. Hoopes, The American Impressionists, New York, 1972, pp. 7, 110–11, illustrated
Emil Carlsen (1853-1932) As Landscape Painter: A Chronological Introduction to Some of the Major Works and Their Critical Reception, 1997
Kim Lykke Jensen, Soren Emil Carlsen: The Hammershoi of Manhattan, Gylling, Denmark, 2008, fig. 55, p. 73, illustrated
Provenance: Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1921
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Walter H. Schulze Memorial Collection
Acquired as a gift from the above, 1930