Emil Carlsen : Hanging cod and lobster, ca.1888.
ECA record control number: 1886
Archives of American Art #: 61519360
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Hanging cod and lobster
Alternate work titles:
1979: Hanging cod and lobster [from auction catalog]
1888: Cod fish [from exhibition catalog] [possibly]
Work date: ca.1888 [date based on possibly being winning entry in Mechanics exhibition in 1888 Cod]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 25 x 17 inches
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen’.
Description of work:
Provenance / ownership:
1979 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1979 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
after ca.1888 Private collection of [unknown] ;
ca.1888 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
1979 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “Sale number 4290”, October 25.
1888 Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA, “Twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco“, August 7 – September 15. [possibly]
References / citations:
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale number 4290”, October 25, 1979, lot #154, illustrated: b&w.
– Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA, “Twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco“, August 7 – September 15, 1888, un-numbered, not illustrated, shown as Cod fish. [possibly]
– Day’s catch, ca.1892.
– This maybe the prize winning Cod fish, 1888 from an exhibition at Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA.
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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:
February 5, 2014
Last updated: February 27, 2018 at 19:13 pm