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Emil Carlsen : A freshening breeze, ca.1917.

January 1, 1917
Emil Carlsen A Freshening Breeze, ca.1917

ECA Record Control Number: 5331

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047769  [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: A Freshening Breeze

Alternate Work Titles:
1995: A Freshening Breeze  [from auction catalog]
1918: October  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: ca.1917  [date based on first known exhibition date.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas laid on board
Work Dimensions: 39-1/8 x 45 inches | 39 x 45 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Landscape
ECA Sub-Category: Trees

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Landscape — Connecticut
Landscape — Tree
Landscape — Season
Landscape — Season — Autumn

Description of Work:

ca.1993 Private collection of [unknown] .
1992 ( Hollis Taggart Galleries, Inc. [1979- ], 3241 P Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007 ) ;
1992 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
after 1943 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1943 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
ca.1917 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1993 Hollis Taggart Galleries, Inc., Washington, DC, “19th and 20th Century Paintings: Recent Acquisitions“, May 15 – June 26.
1992 Christie’s, New York, NY, “Sale”, May 28.
1943 Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, NY, “Sale”, x?
1918 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Alumni Exhibition“, January 8 – February 17.

– Hollis Taggart Galleries, Inc., Washington, DC, Exhibition Catalog, “19th and 20th Century Paintings: Recent Acquisitions“, May 15 – June 26, 1993, 
– Christie’s, New York, NY, Sale Catalog, “Sale”, May 28, 1992, Lot #154.
– Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, NY, Sale Catalog,”Sale”, #437, 1943.
– Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Alumni Exhibition“, February, 1918, volume 12, number 2, page 19-20, 26, illustrated: b&w on page 26.
– Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Exhibition Catalog, “Alumni Exhibition“, January 8 – February 17, 1918, #94, not illustrated.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047769.

Related Works:
Trees in Full Summer, 1915  [similar tree, location, palette and composition]

ECA Notes:

Price History:
1992 – $60,500 USD


Document Information

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Digital Document Provenance:
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Image License:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record Birth Date:
January 11, 2016

Last Update:
January 11, 2017


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