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Lot 199

Emil (Soren Emil) Carlsen, Manner of : Floral Still Life

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

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Emil (Soren Emil) Carlsen, Manner of (Danish/ American, 1848 or 53 - 1932) : Floral Still Life. Oil on heavy cardboard, signed lower right, framed.

A painter of still lives as well as landscapes, Emil Carlsen was especially noted for his still lives of humble everyday objects in the tradition of 17th-century Dutch painters. His methods were precise and labor intensive with much scraping, painting, and then scraping again with a buildup of impastos. He perceived art as pure aesthetics with its only language being color, masses, and rhythms of line.

14.5 x 18.5 inches framed; 12 x 16 inches board.

Collection of Fountain Lake Farm National Historic Landmark, Wisconsin


Excellent condition; frame rub upper left corner; small surface scratch bottom left edge; pin hole lower left quadrant.

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