Sierra Madre Oil Painting by Dines Carlsen
Oil on canvas, signed at lower left "Dines Carlsen", presented in an attractive gilt frame with liner. The dimensions are SS 29.5" x 39", DOA 57.5" x 37.5". Dines Carlsen was the son of the well-known artist Emil Carlsen. He was a student at, and later a member of, the National Academy of Design. He also exhibited frequently at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was known particularly for his still lifes, and in his memory his wife established the Emil and Dines Carlsen Award to recognize the Academy's best still life painter annually. Dines Carlsen was home schooled by his parents. His mother taught him his academic subjects and his father instructed him in art. Consequently, his paintings bear a marked resemblance to his father's work. He began exhibiting with the prestigious National Academy of Design in 1915 and he won the Julius Hallgarten Prize twice, in 1919 and 1923. He became an Associate of the National Academy in 1922 and a full member of the National Academy of Design in 1942. Dines Carlsen divided his time between his family's New York home and studio and their home in Falls Village, Connecticut until his father's death in 1933, thereafter, he lived in Falls River and wintered in Summerville, North Carolina. Carlsen taught students privately in his home. He exhibited his work with the artist's cooperative Grand Central Galleries and had solo exhibitions in 1946, 1950 and 1954. Following his death in 1966, Grand Central mounted a dual exhibition of his and his father's work. Footnote credit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dines_Carlsen Pricing: $3,900, end of year holiday discount brings it to $3,100.
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