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Emil Carlsen : Brass jar with garlic, 1927.

January 1, 1927
Emil Carlsen : Brass jar with garlic, 1927.

ECA Record Control Number: 1697

Archives of American Art #: IAP 60510008

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Brass jar with garlic

Alternate Work Titles:
after 1995: Brass jar with garlic  [from exhibition portfolio]
1955: Brass jar with onions  [from newspaper articles]

Work Date: 1927  [date from front of painting.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on panel
Work Dimensions: 14-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1927.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Brown

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

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
after ca.1995 Private collection of [unknown] .
after ca.1995 ( Garzoli Gallery [1959- ], 930 B Street San Rafael, CA  94901 ) ;
1995 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
1955 ( International Business Machines, Inc. (IBM), Fine Art Department, Endicott, NY ) ;
after 1927 Private collection of [unknown] .
1927 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1995  Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “Sale”, May 25.
1969 IBM, New York, NY, “American painting, 1900-1950”, July 7-25.
1967 The Florence Museum, Florence, SC, “Twenty small paintings by Americans (from the IBM collection)”, July 12-31.
1967 Sarasota Art Association, Sarasota, FL, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, January 8 – ?.
1966 Hazleton Art League, Hazelton, PA, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)“, April 11-22.
1965 Boston College, McElroy Commons, Boston, MA, “Twenty small paintings by Americans”, September 19 – October 1.
1965 Sunrise Art Gallery/Charleston Art Gallery (MacCorkle Mansion), Charleston, WV, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, December 5-31.
1965 Grady Gammage Auditorium Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, May 30-June 3.
1964 Lubbock Art Association, Lubbock, TX, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, April 6-30.
1964 The Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, March 5-27.
1964 Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, NV, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, December 17, 1964 – January 6, 1965.
1964 Corpus Christi Centennial Museum, Corpus Christi, TX, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, January 12 – 30.
1962 Mansfield Fine Arts Guild, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, October 21-?.
1962 Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, June 17 – July 15.
1962 Sheldon Swope Art Gallery, Terra Haute, IN, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, April 26 – May 9.
1962 Memorial Union, Main Gallery, Wisconsin State, Madison, WI, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, Feb 9 – March 12.
1961 Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, June 30- July ?.
1960 Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, December 13 – January 5.
1959 Martha Washington Inn, Abingdon, VA, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, August 1-15.
1959 Jackson State College, Jackson, MS, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, April 1-17.
1958 Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS, “Small Paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, November ?-17?.
1955 Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, WI, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, October – ?.
1955 Rochester Art Center, Rochester, NY, “Small paintings by Americans (from the collection of IBM)”, July 13 – August 5.

References/Citations:
– Garzoli Gallery [1959- ] Fine American Paintings, San Rafael, CA, “Advertising collateral“, not dated [ca.1995].
– [unknown magazine ad], 1995.
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale”, May 25, 1995, lot #91.
American painting 1900-1950 by IBM Gallery, Endicott, NY, 1969.
– Florence Morning News, Florence, SC, “Museum exhibit starts today”, Wednesday, July 12, 1967,  page 2, not illustrated.
– Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, FL, “Art association to show 20 American paintings”, December 24, 1966, page 29, not illustrated.
– Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, PA, “Art league preview tuesday of works by 20 Americans“, April 11, 1966, early edition.
– The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV, “Sunrise planning yuletide events”, Wednesday, December 1, 1965, page 16, not illustrated.
– The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV, “The lively arts”, Saturday, November 6, 1965, page 4, not illustrated.
– The Heights, Boston College, Boston, MA, “Humanities series displays Amer. painting collection”, Friday, September 24, 1965, page 4, not illustrated.
– Boston College Alumni News, Boston, MA, “Humanities series art exhibits”, fall, 1965, page 10, not illustrated.
– The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ, “IBM Collection of works by Americans exhibited” by J. Douglas Hale, Sunday, May 30, 1965, page 18-C, illustrated: b&w.
– Reno Gazette-Journal, Reno, NV, “Famed American paintings”, Thursday, December 17, 1964, main edition, page 15, not illustrated.
– Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV, “Gallery plans exhibit“, December 14, 1964, page 14.
– Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, TX, “Coming events”, Sunday, March 15, 1964, page 59, not illustrated.
– The Abilene Reporter, Abilene, TX, “Museum to show noted Americans“, March 1, 1964.
Selections from the IBM Art Collection by IBM Gallery of Science and Art, 1964 [needs confirmation].
– The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, TX, “IBM show at Centennial Museum“, January 12, 1964, page 44, illustrated: b&w.
– Mansfield News-Journal, Mansfield, OH, “Small paintings by Americans“, Sunday, October 21, 1962, page 3-4, illustrated: b&w.
– The Post-Crescent, Appleton, WI, “U.S. art of last 100 years shown at Paine“, June 17, 1962, page 36.
– The Terre Haute Star, Terre Haute, IN, “At Swope Gallery”, Thursday, April 26, 1962, page 11, not illustrated.
– Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI, “Weekly calendar”, Sunday, March 4, 1962, page 9, not illustrated.
– Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI, “Weekly calendar”, Sunday, February 11, 1962, page 18, not illustrated.
– The Tennessean, Nashville, TN, “New lease on life!”, Sunday, July 2, 1961, page 52, not illustrated.
– The Kingston Daily Freeman, Kingston, NY, “Eugene Speicher works included in Albany show”, Monday, November 28, 1960, page 16, not illustrated.
– Kingsport Times, Kingsport, TN, “Art exhibition begins saturday at Abingdon“, July 31, 1959, page 2.
– Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, MS, “Painting collection to go on view here”, Monday, March 9, 1959, page 7, not illustrated.
– The Salina Journal, Salina, KS, “3 exhibitions on display at Sandzen Gallery”, Thursady, November 13, 1958, page 15, not illustrated.
– Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI, “New museum paintings are from past century“, October 8, 1955, page 12.
– The Winona Daily News, Winona, MS, “Small paintings exhibit at Rochester“, July 13, 1955, page 14.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:

– Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ, “IBM Collection of works by Americans exhibited” by J. Douglas Hale, Sunday, May 30, 1965, first edition, page 57, illustrated: b&w.
…”Emil Carlsen’s Brass Jar with Onions is an excellent example of that kind of 19th century still life painting that is representational, but with the stirring sort of brush stroke technique that Chase used so well in his still lifes.”…

– The IBM exhibit traveled to 135 cities in America.  The complete list needs to be researched.

Price History:
1995 – $19,550 USD  [auction]

 

Document Information

Digital-born Document Number:
ECA.2014.1697

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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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:
February 4, 2014

Last Update:
May 23, 2017


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