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Emil Carlsen : Chrysanthemums, 1898.

January 1, 1898
Emil Carlsen : Chrysanthemums, 1898.


Emil Carlsen : Chrysanthemums, 1898.

Emil Carlsen : Chrysanthemums, 1898.

Emil Carlsen : Chrysanthemums, 1898.

Emil Carlsen : Chrysanthemums, 1898.

ECA record control number: 3342

Archives of American Art #:  -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Chrysanthemums

Alternate work titles:
1898: Chrysanthemums  [titled on verso]

Work date: 1898  [date from canvas verso]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 24 x 20 inches

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

Marking: unknown.
Text: ‘Chrysanthemums. Emil Carlsen-. London 98.’

ECA category: Still Life
ECA sub-category: Flowers

Archives of American Art subjects:
Object — Flower
Object — Flower — Chrysanthemum
Still Life
Still Life — Flower
Still Life — Flower — Chrysanthemum

Description of work:
Vertical composition of approximately three dozen white and salmon chrysanthemums in a green-gray stoneware jug or vase.  The painting foreground has white chrysanthemum petals and the occasional salmon flower top on the ground of sand gray-green base.  In the mid-ground at center right is a gray-green stoneware jug or vase with the flowers standing inside as well as flowers on the ground to the right.  The background is the same nondescript gray-green as the floor.    [ECA]

Provenance / ownership:
2018 [tba] ;
2018 ( Shannon’s [1997- ], 354 Woodmont Rd, Milford, CT 06460 ) ;
ca.2016 ( G[ary] Sergeant Antiques [ca.1975- ], 88 Main Street, Route 6, Woodbury, CT 06798 ) ;
2014 ( Godel & Co. Inc Fine Art [1989- ], 39A East 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
2014 ( Shannon’s [1997- ], 354 Woodmont Rd, Milford, CT 06460 ) ;
2011 Private collection of [unknown], New York, NY ;
2011 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
1945 Private collection of John Carlsen [ca.1935-ca.2011] (the artist’s great-grand nephew), CT? ;
1941 Private Estate of Ketil Carlsen [1878-1941]; administered by Ida Marie (Ludde) (Doile) Carlsen [1911-1958] (2nd wife of Ketil Carlsen), Naugatuck, CT ;
ca.1932 Private collection of Ketil Carlsen [1878-1941], Copenhagen, Denmark  [the artist’s nephew – son of his oldest brother, Janus Michael Carlsen [1843-1917]] ;
1898 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2018 Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, “American and European fine art auction”, October 25.
2016 G[ary] Sergeant Antiques [ca.1975- ], Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, Old Greenwich, CT, “The Greenwich Winter Antiques Show”, December 2-4.
2014 Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, “Sale”, May 1, 2014.
2011 Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, “American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture”, April 8.

Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, “American and European fine art auction”, October 25, 2018, lot #76, illustrated : color via online auction catalog.
– Image sent from antique dealer who attended show The Greenwich Winter Antiques Show, December 2-4, 2016.
–  Godel & Co. Inc Fine Art’s website Accessed September 26, 2014.
– Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, CT, Sale Catalog, “Sale”, May 1, 2014, lot #99.
– Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, “American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture”, April 8, 2011, lot #92.

Related Works:
Pheasants and Larks, 1898  [same year, same background and color palette]

ECA Notes:
– Painted in London during the year that Carlsen was there [1898-1899].

Price History:
2018 – $[tba]  [auction]
2016 – $95,000 USD.  [retail]
2014 – unsold.
2011 – $31,250 USD.  [auction]


Document information

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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.

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

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:
April 13, 2014

Last updated: October 12, 2018 at 12:14 pm


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