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Emil Carlsen : Clipper off rocky coast, San Francisco, ca.1877.

January 1, 1877
Emil Carlsen : Clipper off rocky coast, San Francisco, ca.1877.

ECA Record Control Number: 3465

Archives of American Art #:  -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Clipper off rocky coast, San Francisco

Alternate Work Titles:
2019 : Clipper off rocky coast, San Francisco  [from current owner’s records]
1997: Sailing ship near a rocky coast  [from auction catalog]

Work Date: ca.1877  [date based on subject matter, palette, technique and another painting from 1877 which is the same size]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 26 x 42 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front: unknown

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Waterscape
ECA Sub-Category: Ships

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Architecture — Boat
Architecture — Boat — Sailboat
Landscape — Beach
Waterscape — Boat
Waterscape — Coast

Description of Work:

1997 Private collection of [withheld], Austin, TX ;
1997 ( Bonhams [1793- ], 580 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022 | 220 San Bruno Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103 ) ;
ca.1970 Private collection of Magnolia Baptist Church [1956-], Anaheim, CA, by donation ;
ca.1949 Private collection of Dr. Thomas Whittier Medearis, Jr. [1889-1970], preacher of the Magnolia Baptist Church, Anaheim, CA, by gift ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
ca.1879 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1997 Bonhams, San Francisco, CA, “Sale”, December 10.
1997 Bonhams, San Francisco, CA, “Sale”, June 11.

– “Soren Emil Carlsen: The Hammershoi of Manhattan” by Kim Lykke Jensen, Narayana Press, Gylling, Denmark, 2008, illustrated: color, page 12, figure 4.
– Bonhams, San Francisco, CA, Sale Cat., December 10, 1997, Lot#3206.
– Bonhams, San Francisco, CA, Sale Cat., June 11, 1997, Lot#2554.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:
– Luella Carlsen may have known the pastor in IN, where we believe, she was from.

Price History:
1997 – [unknown] [consignor]
1997 – [unsold]  [auction]
1997 – [unsold]  [auction]


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January 30, 2015

Last Update:
May 14, 2017

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