March 30, 2014 14:00 EST

The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art

 
Lot 60
 

60

JOHN FABIAN CARLSON (AMERICAN 1875-1947)
"SILENT GROVES"

Signed 'John F. Carlson' bottom left; with artist's name and title inscribed on stretcher verso; also with Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts '111th Annual Exhibition 1916' label and Macbeth Gallery, New York label attached verso, oil on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6cm)

Provenance: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 14th, 1916.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.
EXHIBITED:
"One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 6 - March 26, 1916, no. 88.
NOTE:
Originally from Sweden, Carlson moved as a child to Buffalo, New York. Shortly after 1900, Carlson won a scholarship to study with Birge Harrison in Woodstock, New York. Carlson's highly decorated career included a silver medal at the Pan-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 in San Francisco. A snowy forest interior at dusk, Silent Groves is typical of Carlson's oeuvre which often features the winter woodlands of New York state, but hearken back to his native Sweden.

An exhibition catalogue from the "One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will accompany this lot.

Sold for $33,750
Estimated at $12,000 - $18,000


 

Signed 'John F. Carlson' bottom left; with artist's name and title inscribed on stretcher verso; also with Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts '111th Annual Exhibition 1916' label and Macbeth Gallery, New York label attached verso, oil on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6cm)

Provenance: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 14th, 1916.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.
EXHIBITED:
"One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 6 - March 26, 1916, no. 88.
NOTE:
Originally from Sweden, Carlson moved as a child to Buffalo, New York. Shortly after 1900, Carlson won a scholarship to study with Birge Harrison in Woodstock, New York. Carlson's highly decorated career included a silver medal at the Pan-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 in San Francisco. A snowy forest interior at dusk, Silent Groves is typical of Carlson's oeuvre which often features the winter woodlands of New York state, but hearken back to his native Sweden.

An exhibition catalogue from the "One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will accompany this lot.

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John Fabian Carlson