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American Landscapes of the Late 19th and 20th-Centuries

Soren Emil Carlsen

American (1853-1932)

Roman Glass, circa 1916
Oil on Canvas, 20 x 16 inches

Signed Lower Left

Recent Acquisition

Provenance

Robert J. Handley, Esquire, New York, by 1919 Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida, circa 1965 John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida Dr. John J. McDonough, by 1991 Estate of the above (sold: Sotheby’s, New York, December 3, 1998, lot 4)

Exhibitions

New York, Macbeth Gallery, Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Emil Carlsen from the collection of Mr. Robert J. Handley, Esquire, December 1919, n.p. (as Roman Glass) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Carnegie Institute, Emil Carlsen Exhibition, June – August 1923, n.p. Youngstown, Ohio, Youngstown State University, The John J. McDonough Museum of Art, Inaugural Exhibition: Selections from the John J. McDonough Collection of American Art, October 1991 – May 1992, pp. 8, 26, illustrated (as Jade and Ancient Glass) New York, Vance Jordan Fine Art, Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen, October – December 1999, n.p., fig. 34, illustrated

Literature

Hamilton Easter Field, “Art old and new in the current shows,” Arts and Decoration, New York, vol. 12, no. 3, January 1920, p. 180, illustrated (as Still Life) “Still Life Paintings As Inspiration for Home Decoration: Illustrated By The Work of Emil Carlsen,” The Touchstone and the American Art Student Magazine, New York, 1920, vol. 7, pp. 110-116, illustrated (as Roman Glass) Avery Van Sand, Two Danish-American Painters, vol. 1, no. 2, February 1924, n.p., illustrated (as Vases)

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