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Emil Carlsen

Emil Carlsen


Nationality: American

Birth Place: Copenhagen (KĂžbenhavn commune, Denmark)

Considered an American Impressionist, Soren Emil Carlsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1872. Although best known for his still lifes and even dubbed "The American Chardin," he branched out later in his career and painted luminous, poetic landscapes and seascapes in both New England and California. Carlsen's mature style features feathery brushwork and a nuanced palette of soft greens. His works are featured in museums throughout the country, notably the Art Institute of Chicago; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; and San Diego Museum of Art.


Emil Carlsen Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
EMIL CARLSEN (American 1853 - 1932) Through the Woods, Falls Village, CT Oil on canvas laid down on Masonite 44-1/2 x
EMIL CARLSEN (American 1853 - 1932)Through the Woods, Falls Village, CTOil on canvas laid down on Masonite44-1/2 x...
Lot 24027
Auction 638
Friday, November 10, 2006
EMIL CARLSEN (American 1853 - 1932) Venice Canvas mounted on board 20 x 25in. Signed lower right  PROVENANCE: Vin
EMIL CARLSEN (American 1853 - 1932)VeniceCanvas mounted on board20 x 25in.Signed lower rightPROVENANCE:Vin...
Lot 24032
Auction 638
Friday, November 10, 2006
EMIL CARLSEN (American, 1853-1932) Meadow Brook, 1905 Oil on canvas 19-5/8 x 23-1/2 inches (49.8 x 59.7 cm) Signed a
EMIL CARLSEN (American, 1853-1932)Meadow Brook, 1905Oil on canvas19-5/8 x 23-1/2 inches (49.8 x 59.7 cm)Signed a...
Lot 70086
Auction 5174
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Emil Carlsen (American, 1853-1932) Hearthstone, 1922 Oil on panel 15 x 15-7/8 inches (38.1 x 40.3 cm) Signed and dat
Emil Carlsen (American, 1853-1932)Hearthstone, 1922Oil on panel15 x 15-7/8 inches (38.1 x 40.3 cm)Signed and dat...
Lot 69087
Auction 5330
Friday, November 3, 2017
Emil Carlsen (American, 1853-1932) Sailboats in the Evening Oil on canvas 14-1/4 x 22 inches (36.2 x 55.9 cm) Signed
Emil Carlsen (American, 1853-1932)Sailboats in the EveningOil on canvas14-1/4 x 22 inches (36.2 x 55.9 cm)Signed...
Lot 68073
Auction 5286
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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