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Emil Carlsen : Black and silver, 1929.

January 1, 1929
Emil Carlsen : Black and Silver, 1929.

ECA Record Control Number: 7005

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047791  [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Black and silver

Alternate Work Titles:
1999: Still life arrangement  [from book caption]
ca.1960s: Green grapes  [from digital photo archive]
1958: Black and silver  [from exhibition catalog]
1931: Black and silver  [from exhibition catalog]
1930: Black and silver  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: 1929  [date from front of canvas.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 29 x 27 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen. 1929.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: General

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Fruit
Still Life — Fruit — Grape
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware

Description of Work:

ca.1958 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1958 ( Grand Central Galleries [1923-1966], 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
before 1966 Estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
1931 ( Warren E. Cox Galleries [1928-1931], New York, NY ) ;
1929 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1958 The Grand Central Art Gallery, New York, NY, “Memorial exhibition of Emil Carlsen, N. A. 1853-1932″, January 14-25.
1931 Warren E. Cox Galleries, 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February.
1930 Carnegie Art Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, “Twenty-ninth Carnegie Institute international exhibition of modern painting”, October 16 – December 7.
1930 Herron Museum (John Herron Art Institute), Indianapolis, IN, “Forty-fifth annual exhibition of the work of contemporary American artists“, January 1, 1930 – ?.

– Quiet magic: The still life paintings of Emil Carlsen by Ulrich W. Hiesinger, Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, 1999, fig. 22.
– “The still life painting of Emil Carlsen” by Kate Walsh, Spring, 1986
– “Archive of works by Emil Carlsen compiled by Dines Carlsen”, 24 pages, hand-drawn sketches and notes probably by Dines, provided by Linda Hay, c1960, illustrated: B&W, page 7.
– The Grand Central Art Gallery, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Memorial exhibition of Emil Carlsen, N. A. 1853-1932″, January 14-25, 1958, #24, not illustrated.
– Warren E. Cox Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February, 1931, #3, not illustrated.
– The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN, “Contemporary American show opens at Herron Art Institute” by Lucille E. Morehouse, Sunday, January 5, 1930, not illustrated.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047791.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:
– referred to as “Grapes lying in a silver dish and loose grapes nestled to one side.”

Emil Carlsen Black and Silver, 1929

Emil Carlsen Black and Silver, 1929

– Painted in New York, NY in 1929.

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Record Birth Date:
July 30, 2016

Last Update:
April 28, 2017


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