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Emil Carlsen : Hanging cod and lobster, ca.1888.

January 1, 1888
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]

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.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: Fish

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Animal — Fish
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Fish
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware

Description of Work:

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 .

Exhibition History:
1979 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “Sale number 4290”, October 25.

– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale number 4290”, October 25, 1979, lot #154, illustrated: b&w.

Related Works:
Day’s catch, ca.1892.

ECA Notes:
– This maybe the prize winning Cod fish, 1888 from an exhibition at The Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA.

Price History:


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Record Birth Date:
February 5, 2014

Last Update:
March 21, 2017



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