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Emil Carlsen : Cape Ann sands, 1885.

January 1, 1885
Emil Carlsen : Cape Ann sands, 1885.

ECA record control number: 2887

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Cape Ann sands

Alternate work titles:
Cape Ann sands
Sand dunes

Work date: 1885  [date from front of canvas and verso.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 39 x 50-1/2 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 85 – ‘.

Verso:
Marking type: Handwritten signature, title and date.
Location: On reverso
Text: ‘Cape Ann Sands.  Emil Carlsen.  1885.’.

ECA category: Landscape
ECA sub-category: Dunes

Archives of American Art subjects:
Landscape
Landscape — Beach
Waterscape
Waterscape — Coast

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
1985 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1985 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
1981 Private collection of unknown [returned to owner?] ;
1981 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
ca.1934 Private collection of [unknown] ;
ca.1888 Private collection of Ethel Willard Crocker [1861-1934], San Francisco, CA ;
1885 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1985 Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY, “Important American 18th, 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture : Auction“, May 30.
1981 Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY, “Sale Number 4628 M“, May 29.
1888 San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco, CA, “Spring exhibition”, April 24 – May 26,
1887 The Society of American Artists at Yandell Art Gallery, New York, NY, “Ninth Annual Exhibition“, April 19-May 3.

References / citations:
– Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY, Sale Catalog, “Important American 18th, 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture : Auction“, May 30, 1985.
– Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY, Sale Catalog, “Sale Number 4628 M“, May 29, 1981, Lot #22, illustrated: color.
– San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, CA, “Flying From Philistines”, September 27, 1891, page 13, column 1-3, not illustrated.
– San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco, CA, exhibition catalog. “Spring exhibition”, April 24 – May 26, 1888, shown as Cape Ann sands (#27), not illustrated.
– “The Critic, Volume 7-Volume 10” edited by Jeannette Leonard Gilder, Joseph Benson Gilde, 1887, Number 174, page 219, not illustrated.
– The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY, “Gallery and Studio“, April 24, 1887, Page 2
– The Nation, “American Society of Artists“, May 19, 1887, pg. 435, volume 44, #24, not illustrated.

Related works:

ECA notes:

Price history:
1985 – $25,000-$35,000 USD [Auction estimate]
1983 – [auction]  [unsold?]

 

Document information

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Digital-born document number:
ECA.2015.2887

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:
January 3, 2015

Last updated: February 21, 2018 at 17:08 pm

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