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Emil Carlsen : Christ and the fisherman, 1927.

January 1, 1927
Emil Carlsen : Christ and the fisherman, 1927.

ECA Record Control Number: 3547

Archives of American Art #: 87230424

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable work

Work Title: Christ and the fisherman

Alternate Work Titles:
Christ and the fisherman

Work Date: 1927  [date from front of canvas]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 53 x 65 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Waterscape
ECA Sub-Category: Ships

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Architecture
Architecture — Boat
Architecture — Boat — Rowboat
Religion
Religion — New Testament
Religion — New Testament — Christ
Waterscape
Waterscape — Boat
Waterscape — Sea

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
1944 ( First Presbyterian Church [1915- ], 16 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301, gift of anonymous group ) ;
1944 Private collection of [anonymous group] ;
ca.1944 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
before 1944 Estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
1931 ( Warren E. Cox Galleries [1928-1932], 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065 ) ;
1927 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1939 National Arts Club, New York, NY, “40th anniversary exhibition memorializing former members”, x-x.
1931 Warren E. Cox Galleries, 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February 2-28.
1929 National Academy of Design, New York, NY, “104th Annual Exhibition”, March 20 – April 7.
1929 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, “Exhibition of contemporary American art by members of the Grand Central Art Galleries”, January 13-27.
1928 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA, “123rd annual exhibition”, January 29 – March 18.
1927 Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, “26th annual international exhibition of painting”, October 13 – December 4.

References/Citations:
– Art & Antiques, “Emil Carlsen: Lyrical Impressionist” by Gertrude Sill, March-April, 1980, pages 88-95, not illustrated, page 95.
– First Presbyterian Church, Charleston, WV, “Art exhibited in the First Presbyterian Church activities building”, ca.1958.
– The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV, “?”, April 16, 1944.
– The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV, “First Presbyterian Church has 5,000-Volume Library“, February 11, 1961, Page 3.
– Art Digest, May 1, 1944, volume 18, page 17.
– Warren E. Cox Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February, 1931, #13, not illustrated.
– The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of contemporary American art by members of the Grand Central Art Galleries”, January 13-27, 1929, #?.
–  National Academy of Design, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “104th annual exhibition”, March 20 – April 7, 1929, page 26.
–  Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, exhibition catalog, “26th annual international exhibition of painting”, October 13 – December 4, 1927.
–  American Magazine of Art, December, 1927, illustrated.
–  Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA, exhibition catalog, “123rd annual exhibition”,  January 29 – March 18, 1928, page 40.

Related Works:
O, ye of little faith, 1913.  [the companion piece]
The miraculous drought, 1921.
Study for the miraculous drought, 1928.

ECA Notes:
– Painted in New York, NY.

Price History:
2000 – $40,000 USD (insurance replacement value)

 

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Record Birth Date:
August 10, 2014

Last Update:
April 29, 2017

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