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Carl Gustaf Theodore Olson (American, 1875-1952), Spring Landscape, oil on canvas, signed, framed

Carl Gustaf Theodore Olson (American, 1875-1952), Spring Landscape, oil on canvas, signed, framed

Product Description:

Signed lower right, framed.

Dimensions:

Height 24 in. x Width 28 in. (sight)
Height 35 in. x Width 31 in. (frame)

Condition:

Relined using Mylar. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions and to request a full condition report. Not examined out of the frame. Lofty does not guarantee the condition or authenticity of frames.

Provenance:

Private collection, Pennsylvania

About The Artist:

Carl Gustaf Theodore Olson was an American artist born in Sweden in 1875. He was active in Massachusetts and in Michigan and was known for his landscapes and seascapes. It is believed that Olson studied under the Swedish landscape painter Peter Roos, who came to Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1872. Olson may have settled in nearby Boston and was a member of the Copley Society, an art association.

Olson's style encompassed the Impressionist tradition of using broad brushstrokes to capture natural light and shadow in his landscapes. In many of his scenes, he accentuated local, or true to life, color by embellishing it with exotic purples and blues. This indicates that he might have been informed by the Fauvist movement. The Fauves valued strong, bold colors over the accurate representation of subjects.

In this spring landscape, the artist used broad and expressive brushwork to enliven a group of trees. Warm colors indicate the closeness of the foreground and recede into a cool background. This artistic technique is called atmospheric perspective. Olson's trees seem to come alive and boldly stand out against the bright colors of the forest. They are further animated by orange flecks of leaves. Olson delicately painted the orange sunlight illuminating the tree trunks and the long shadows that they cast.

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Carl Gustaf Theodore Olson (American, 1875-1952), Spring Landscape, oil on canvas, signed, framed

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