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Emil Carlsen : Still life [the Chinese plate], 1914.

Emil Carlsen : Still life [the chinese plate], 1914.
Emil Carlsen : Still life [the chinese plate], 1914.

ECA Record Control Number: 1809

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047811 [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Still life [the chinese plate]

Alternate Work Titles:
2014: Still life [the chinese plate] [ECA added to title for clarification]
1945: Still life [from distribution catalog]
1916: Still life [from year book]

Work Date: 1914 [date from front of canvas]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 18 x 15 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1914.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: Orientalia

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Ethnic — Chinese
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of Work:

1945 Private collection of [unknown distribution winner] ;
1945 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY | Fifth Avenue at 51st Street, New York, NY | 55 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1918 ( Art Institute of Chicago [1879- ], 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, gift of Mrs. Chauncey J Blair [1856-1940] ) ;
ca.1916 Private collection of Mary A. I. (Mitchell) Blair [1856-1940], Chicago, IL ;
1914 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1945 Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, “Annual painting distribution”, November 14.

– “Quiet Magic: The Still Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen” by Ulrich W. Hiesinger, Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, 1999, figure #39.
– Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago (1907-1951) by the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, January, 1917, volume 11, number 1, page 262.
– Sixth Year Book by Friends of American Art, Chicago, IL, 1916-1918, pages 9 & 13, illustrated: b&w.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, image #JUL J0047811.

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ECA Notes:
– We may have come across the second title in a publication or magazine. a citation is needed.

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Digital Document Provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

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Record Birth Date:
February 5, 2014

Last Update:
March 9, 2017