Lot 28
  • 28

Emil Carlsen

12,000 - 18,000 USD
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  • Emil Carlsen
  • St. Thomas Harbor
  • signed Emil Carlsen and inscribed St. Thomas (lower right); signed Emil Carlsen and titled St. Thomas Harbor (on the stretcher)
  • oil on canvas
  • 16 by 20 inches
  • (40.7 by 50.6 cm)


Sale: Bonham's, New York, November 28, 2012, lot 25
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

According to the Emil Carlsen Archives, there are at least four known variations of this subject by Carlsen, which he created over several years after visiting the Caribbean on a family trip in 1913. There is also some evidence that he may have visited the Caribbean again with his family in 1916.  The present work is the basis of a larger painting, also entitled St. Thomas Harbor, painted circa 1916.

This work is offered in an original Carrig-Rohane frame, dated 1916 / Boston and numbered #1511.