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I am desperate for help with this one guys!!! I am told it is as old or older than my grandparents. Everything that comes up Carlson, has a first initial. I have seen one other one not even nearly this size on a different website but the person had no info on this artist. ANYONE????? PLEASE????

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  1. shannon77, 6 years ago
    I also have a Carlson painting and I was told it was my great grandparents and I am also running into this problem I have looked every where on information on this painting my painting has two ships on it. I am astounded that I actually found one. I contacted an art appraiser and he said this was a "HIGH END" painting and that I would not get any buyers in this area. I need help please the size of this painting is 371/4" x 371/4"
  2. secondchancesofwisconsin secondchancesofwisconsin, 6 years ago
    I WISH I could help you!! I am as stuck as you. I did learn from you that it is high end though lol. I cant even get an appraiser here to look at it without paying atleast $50!!! There is one on rubylane, a smaller version but that seller didnt know anything either but had it marked at 100. Didnt even know if it was a male or female. I have literally given up. Its wrapped safely and put away since it has frustrated me to no end!!
  3. shannon77, 6 years ago
    Well I found an on-line appraiser who you email the pictures to and he will tell you the value and even sell it if you would like. I will give you the email address as soon as he responds I cant find it again and I understand about frustration I really really doI think its odd that no one knows of him and you cant find it anywhere, that has got to mean something, right?
  4. secondchancesofwisconsin secondchancesofwisconsin, 6 years ago
    I know!! Every Carlson painting has a first initial. I know they are OLD its been in my family for years!!! Just like I have a pair of womens 550 levis with a black tab. Cant find nothing except a pair of 505s with a black tab. Doesnt help that I get frustrated easily tho lol. Ok, ill wait on the email. Thanks!
  5. Willowgirl, 6 years ago
    I have an oil painting with the same signature. It is a farm print that is mostly orange, yellow and browns. It is a large framed oil painting at 37 X 31 inches. I have had it for over 20 years and tried to research this painter over the years. Yours is the first painting I have found with the same signature. I live in the Nashville area and purchased it here during college. I would love to know the history behind the painter.
  6. secondchancesofwisconsin secondchancesofwisconsin, 6 years ago
    I would also love to know more about the painter but I am lost lol. I cant get anywhere online and the appraisers here wont touch anything without being paid. I know its vintage and the pieces are rare. I just wrapped mine up nicely and put it up until I can get more info. I am a single mom so I cannot afford to pay an appraiser. Good Luck!!
  7. shannon77, 6 years ago
    well I have a man that is interested in mine and he contacted a friend that works in an art museum to get information on it I promise as soon as I find something out I will let yall know. My painting is of two ships in the sea, CARLSON is signed on the lower left hand side and Is 371/4" x 371/4".
  8. secondchancesofwisconsin secondchancesofwisconsin, 6 years ago
    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mine is wrapped up so I dont know the exact measurements but its BIG lol. Not sure if you can tell in the pics or not. I really appreciate it girl!!! I have been working on this for 8 months now and have just given up. Yeah sounds like he did a lot of ship pics from what I can tell. Mine is available if he wants it too hehehehehe, hey never hurts to mention it. My email is my name at yahoo if you want to get ahold of me easier.
  9. craftylady, 6 years ago
    Hey guys, I have a CARLSON painting too. It is of 2 ships browns and reds. It is a 36" x 36". Would love to know what you find out. Just started researching it. thanks
  10. jshar1119, 5 years ago
    I have a Carlson painting myself as well. Exactly the one that is in the picture above. Does anyone know a price value on the painting or know of any interested buyers? Thanks.
  11. JAgate, 5 years ago
    I also have a Carlson with same signature and cannot find anything on. It is a large oil floral. Help!!
  12. thisismikeclarke, 5 years ago
    I have the same exact painting with the same Carlson signature!! A similar painting with 3 or 4 boats as it appears on the one on here. I have pictures I can send as well. Mainly curious as to if anyone could give me any info on the value, etc. Thank you for your time!

    Please email me at:

  13. tandybear tandybear, 4 years ago
    I have this exact same painting. I have found several artists with the name Carlson, but all have initials and are not the same Carlson, anyway, based on the signature. There are a couple for of the paintings on sale on eBay, all listed at low prices and none has info about the artist. I am in MI and the paintings for sale were in CA and one down south somewhere, so whoever this is, the paintings have floated around the country.

    Anyone have an update on who it is?
  14. tandybear tandybear, 4 years ago
    Just put your pic side-by-side with my own. they are the same artist, but slightly different, and mine is signed on the left and yours is on the right. The seem to be done by the same person, though
  15. tandybear tandybear, 4 years ago
    sorry, Mine is signed on the right, yours is on the left.
  16. Belindas0077 Belindas0077, 4 years ago
    Is there any update on this painting? I have the exact painting. Just aquired it 5 months ago and was wondering about it. Thank you. my email is
  17. Toomanydogs, 4 years ago
    I have one of these paintings also . Mine is two ships with orange and brown tones. It is large and has the same signature. I live in New York so these paintings get around. I have no information on the artist but would be interested to find something out.
  18. lorana, 4 years ago
    I have a CARLSON sailboat painting also. It's huge. Years ago someone told me that he was a Santa Barbara artist that specialized in these huge painting of sailboats. I was told he painted mostly in the 1960's & 1970's. I don't know if the person who told me this is correct but I think he was.
  19. alvarez_celita alvarez_celita, 4 years ago
    i have the same painting i was thinking of selling it but i have no knowledge on the artist now that i see so many people have paintings from this guy i'm keeping it.
  20. tomanycats, 4 years ago
    I also have a CARLSON painting signed on the lower left hand corner. It's a 4' X 3' image of a old ship with several seagulls flying around the ship. Who is CARLSON? What is this Painting worth?
  21. Toomanydogs, 3 years ago
    If these paintings are from the sixties and seventies then someone must know something about them! They seem to have been fairly popular.
  22. akheritage, 2 years ago
    I have a 3'3"x3'3" carlson also. It signed bottom left oranges and browns and creams. Two ships, side by side with white water in between, one large ship and one just a little smaller. Have no idea what its worth.
  23. Heathero, 2 years ago
    Hi! I was curious if anyone has found any information as to what this is worth. I just bought the exact painting as pictured above, even the frame is the same!! I bout it at a yard sale. I LoVE the painting but am very intrigued wondering if anyone has any information on it. Thanks
  24. OneGoodFind OneGoodFind, 2 years ago
    Make me go ohh, aha. Very pretty to me. Thanks for posting it.:)
  25. Gillian, 2 years ago
    Keep in mind we do not offer appraisals, and as it says above 'comments must be free of solicitations to buy or sell.
    Sounds as if this particular print is very popular.
  26. Dane2, 2 years ago
    I just realized the painting that use to hang in my granfather's house and now in mine is signed by T. Carlson. How can I find more info on it?
  27. Starwars, 2 years ago
    I have a 24x48" painting by J.A. Carlson. Any ideas who to go see in Calgary Alberta to check the value
  28. sherm, 2 years ago
    I also have a large CARLSON, with an old boat in a golden meadow.
  29. Dane2, 2 years ago
    Still at a lose as to where this painting came from and the artist. Couldn't part with it but am intrigued by its provendance.
  30. YoungLela45 YoungLela45, 1 year ago
    I also have a painting same signature by carlson. I'm trying to find some info on but no luck. And also another painting signed by ASTOR

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