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.