11-14-2008 11-15-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2432 Boston
November 14, 2008 04:00 PMCalender

Frank Carson (American, 1881-1968) Circus in a Cornfield

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2432 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 14, 2008 4:00PM


Frank Carson (American, 1881-1968)

Circus in a Cornfield
Signed "CARSON" l.c., with museum labels including the Cape Cod Museum of Art,
Dennis, Massachusetts, affixed to the cardboard backing.
Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in. (91.4 x 121.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, scattered retouch.

Literature: Fairbrother, Trevor. Painting Summer in New England [exhibition catalogue]. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Exhibitions: Painting Summer in New England, Peabody Essex Museum, April 22, 2006-September 4, 2006; Provincetown: A Creative Colony [Selections from the James Bakker and Russel Bigelow Collections], New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts, February 2-May 12, 2005; Dusty Glory: The Circus in American Art, Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts, June 14-July 30, 2005.

Estimate $8,000-12,000


Massachusetts, Frank Carson, New England, Dennis, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Yale University, Yale University Press, New Bedford Art Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Dusty Glory, Cotuit, Provincetown, New Bedford, Cahoon Museum, Cahoon Museum of American Art