Carlsen was a pupil of F.F Helsted and C.V Nielsen. Educated at the Royal academy of arts in 1874 and attended drawing classes in 1879. Carlsen worked primarily with landscapes and figure scenes. His works were known for their great story-telling qualities and Carlsen often expressed a hidden point or story in his works. Carlsen worked primarily throughout Denmark but also lived and worked in Paris from 1882-1883.
The artists union:1882.
Nord Art Exhibition: 1883-1888.
City hall, Copenhagen: 1901.
Carl Carlsen is listed in artprice.com. His oils has been sold for $20,264.
(Bruun Rasmussun, Copenhagen. 04-09-2001. Lot no: 1441 )