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Emil Carlsen : China dolls, 1889.

January 1, 1889
Emil Carlsen : China dolls, 1889.


Emil Carlsen : China dolls, 1889.

Emil Carlsen : China dolls, 1889.

Emil Carlsen : China dolls, 1889.

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

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At upper and lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘EMIL. CARLSEN.  89.’ and ‘To my friend Bessie Hvtton . / Janvary 5th, 1890.’.

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Orientalia

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Orientalia
Still Life — Other — Vase
Ethnic — Chinese

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 .

Exhibition history:

– Work sent directly to the ECA from [withheld] collector, January 15, 2018.

Related works:
Still life with oriental doll, ca.1889.

ECA notes:
– 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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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 15, 2018

Last updated: January 16, 2018 at 18:02 pm


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