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Emil (Soren-Emil) Carlsen  American  1853 -1932
Born: Copenhagen,  Denmark 
Died: New York, New York, United States 
Active: San Francisco, California, United States 
 New York, United States 
 Connecticut, United States 
Studied: California School of Design 
Examples of Work: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Rhode Island School of Design 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Still lifes
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1904; NA 1906
American Federation of Artists 
Century Association 
National Arts Club 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Society of American Artists 
Teaching Positions: California School of Design 
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Soren Emil Carlsen was born in Copenhagen on October 19, 1853. He studied architecture at the Danish Royal Academy between 1868 and 1872. He emigrated to America in 1872, settled in Chicago, and found work as an assistant to a local architect. For a time he also worked for a fellow Dane, the painte... (More)

Emil Carlsen was born in 1853. His extensive art training was all European, starting at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Copenhagen, the Danish Royal Academy and Academie Julian from 1884-86. Carlsen immigrated to the U.S. in 1872 and worked as an architectural assistant before teaching at the Chicago I... (More)

Emil Carlsen was one of the twentieth century's most renowned still life painters, whose work combined sensuous realism with impressionistic technique. Carlsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he trained as an architect ... (More)

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