Emil Carlsen : China dolls, 1889.
ECA record control number: 24709
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: China dolls [title assigned by ECA]
Alternate work titles:
2018: China dolls [title assigned by ECA]
Work date: 1889 [date from front of canvas]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: oil on canvas
Work dimensions: ? x ? inches
Location: At upper and lower left.
Text: ‘EMIL. CARLSEN. 89.’ and ‘To my friend Bessie Hvtton . / Janvary 5th, 1890.’.
Description of work:
after 1890 Private collection of [withheld], Brazil
1890 Private collection of Bessie Hutton [ca.1870s- ], New York, NY?
1889 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
– Work sent directly to the ECA from [withheld] collector, January 15, 2018.
– Still life with oriental doll, ca.1889.
– It is unclear how old Bessie Hutton was a the time of the gift. There are several Bessie Huttons and she could have been a 8 year old girl, a former student, a daughter of a friend, or possibly an older woman based on birth/death dates of Bessie Huttons.
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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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Record birth date:
January 15, 2018
Last updated: January 16, 2018 at 18:02 pm