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Emil Carlsen : Blackfish and clams, 1902.

January 1, 1902
Emil Carlsen : Blackfish and clams, 1902.

ECA Record Control Number: 1895

Archives of American Art #: 36120309

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Blackfish and clams

Alternate Work Titles:
1999: Blackfish and clams  [from exhibition catalog]
1921: Still-life  [from book caption]
1906: Still life  [from museum notes]
1904: Still-life (backfish and clams)  [from exhibition catalog]
1903: Blackfish and clams  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: 1902  [date from museum website.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 34-1/4 x 38-1/8 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Fish

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Fish
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
1905 ( Metropolitan Museum of Art [1870- ], 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 ) ;
ca.1903 Private collection of William A Read [1858-1916], New York, NY ;
1902 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1999 Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, “Quiet magic : The still-life paintings of Emil Carlsen“, October 28 – December 10.
1905 Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, “26th yearly exhibition, group exhibition – paintings by Gifford Beal, Emil Carlsen, Paul Dougherty, Robert D. Gauley, Albert L. Groll, Charles W. Hawthorne, and Frederick Ballard Williams“, December 1904 – January 15, 1905.
1904 St. Louis Fairgrounds, St. Louis, MO, “Louisiana purchase international exposition (St. Louis world’s fair)”, April 30 – December 1.
1903 National Academy of Design, New York, NY, “78th annual exhibition“, January 3-31.

References/Citations:
Soren Emil Carlsen: The Hammershoi of Manhattan by Kim Lykke Jensen, Narayana Press, Gylling, Denmark, 2008, illustrated: color, page 47, figure 29.
– Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Quiet magic : The still-life paintings of Emil Carlsen“, October 28 – December 10, 1999, #20.
– Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, “American paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, volume III : A catalogue of works by artists born between 1846 and 1864” by Doreen Bolger Burke, 1975 & 1980, page 164, illustrated on page 165.
– Reading Times, Reading, PA, “Emil Carlsen, artist, is dead“, Monday, January 4, 1932, page 2, not illustrated.
Pots and pans or studies in still-life painting by Arthur Edwin Bye, Princeton, NJ, 1921, pages 213-222, illustrated: b&w, insert between page 215-214.
– Famous pictures; famous pictures described with anecdotes of the painters by Charles L. Barstow, Century Company, New York, NY, 1912, illustrated: b&w on page 205.
– Academy Notes, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, “Art museum notes“, February, 1906, volume 1, number 9, page 161-162, not illustrated.
– New York Times, New York, NY, “The world of art and artists : what the artists are doing”, January 28, 1906.
– “Annual report of the trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, number 36, pages 21-27, 1905.
– American Art News, New York, NY, “[Salmagundi Club seven member show]“, January 7, 1905, volume 3, #61, not illustrated.
– New York Times, New York, NY, “Young American painters : Show of ideal figures, land and seascapes at the Arts Club”, February 6, 1904.
– National Academy of Design, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “78th annual exhibition“, January 3-31, 1903, #324, not illustrated.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:

American Art News, New York, NY, “[Salmagundi Club seven member show]“, January 7, 1905, volume 3, #61, not illustrated.
“…Emil Carlsen’s three landscapes are virile and his still life has admirable technique…”

Price History:

 

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Record Birth Date:
July 31, 2014

Last Update:
March 19, 2017


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