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Emil Carlsen : Arrangement in grays, ca.1921.

January 1, 1921
Emil Carlsen : Arrangement in grays, ca.1921.

ECA record control number: 4683

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047789  [digital photo archive]

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Arrangement in grays

Alternate work titles:
Arrangement in grays

Work date: ca.1921  [date based on first known exhibition date]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 36 x 36 inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA category: Still life
ECA sub-category: Gray

Archives of American Art subjects:
Object
Object — Vegetable
Object — Vegetable — Onion
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware

Description of work:

Provenance/ownership:
2015 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
before 2015 Private collection of [unknown], FL ;
after 1922 Private collection of Robert Bahssin [1928-2014], Larchmont, NY ;
after 1922 ( Milch Galleries [1912-1981], 108 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 ) ;
1922 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
ca.1921 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2015 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “American paintings, drawings and sculpture“, October 2.
1985 Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, “The still life paintings of Emil Carlsen”, March 31 – May 5.
1923 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, “The painting of Emil Carlsen“, April 3-29.
1923 Art Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, “Exhibition of oil paintings by Lilian Westcott Hale, Emil Carlsen, and Charles H. Davis“, February 24 – March 18.
1922 Mystic Art Association, Mystic, CT, “Ninth annual summer exhibition“, August 23-x?
1922 Macbeth Galleries, New York, NY, “Thirty paintings by thirty artists : twelfth annual exhibition”, January 24 – February 13.

References/Citations:
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “American paintings, drawings and sculpture“, October 2, 2015, lot #62, illustrated: color.
– Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, exhibition catalog, “The still life paintings of Emil Carlsen”, March 31 – May 5, 1985.
– The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, exhibition catalog, “The painting of Emil Carlsen“, April 3-29, 1923, #8, not illustrated.
– The Art Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of oil paintings by Lilian Westcott Hale, Emil Carlsen, and Charles H. Davis“, February 24 – March 18, 1923, #7, not illustrated.
– The Christian Science Monitor, New York, NY, “Mystic Art Association exhibition“, August 23, 1922, page 6, illustrated: b&w.
– The Macbeth Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Thirty paintings by thirty artists: twelfth annual exhibition”, January 24 – February 13, 1922, #3, illustrated: b&w.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047789.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:
– Sales Room Note: Correction Canvas is LINED.
– Canvas is unlined. SURFACE: Paint has faded; there are scratches in the paint on the bottom lower right, to the left of the bucket, and between the bucket and pitcher; horizontal white line running across middle of the pitcher. UNDER UV: No signs of inpainting.

– The Christian Science Monitor, New York, NY, “Mystic Art Association exhibition“, August 23, 1922, page 6, illustrated: b&w.
…”Emil Carlsen comes to Mystic with a lovely version of coppery pots and pans glinting against a gray wall, with a few fugitive onions just appearing. His sense of composition are rare appreciation of tactile values are seen in fine accord, and the simplicity of the whole is most refreshing.”…

Price History:
2015 – $10,625 USD.  [auction]
1923 – $3,000 USD.  [approx. $41,532.63 in 2014]

 

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Digital-born Document Number:
ECA.2016.4683

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

Document License:
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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:
July 14, 2016

Last Update:
April 30, 2017


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