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    JOHN FABIAN CARLSON (Swedish/American, 1874-1945)
    Winter's Magic, Woodstock, New York
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed lower right: John F. Carlson

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, Denver, Colorado.

    The native Swede John Fabian Carlson became a household name in New York art circles during the early 20th century, training at the Albright School of Art with Lucius Hitchcock and the Art Students League with Frank Vincent DuMond. In 1906, Carlson was instrumental in relocating the League's summer school from Connecticut to Woodstock, New York, where he imaged the still beauty of the surrounding countryside in fine Tonalist landscapes such as Winter's Magic. Director of this summer school in 1911, Carlson established the John F. Carlson School of Landscape Painting in 1922.

    Carlson's paintings are in numerous museum collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Women's College, Lynchburg, Virginia.


    Condition Report*: Original period frame; re-lined canvas; otherwise in very good condition; not examined under black light. Framed Dimensions 27 X 33 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    15th Tuesday
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