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Emil Carlsen : Horse grazing, ca.1930.

January 1, 1930
Emil Carlsen : Horse grazing, ca.1930.


Emil Carlsen : Horse grazing, ca.1930.

Emil Carlsen : Horse grazing, ca.1930.

Emil Carlsen : Horse grazing, ca.1930.

ECA record control number: 3293

Archives of American Art #: 83940010

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Horse grazing

Alternate work titles:
1975: Horse grazing  [from exhibition catalog and verso label].

Work date: ca.1930 (based on palette & technique)

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on board
Work dimensions: 14-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches

Inscribed/signed front: Unsigned.


Marking type: Rectangular horizontal white gallery label with printed logo and printed and typed in black description.
Location: Upper left wood frame verso.
Text: ‘Fine / Arts / Gallery / of San Diego [logo to the left of description block] / Exhibition: [printed with line below] Emil Carlsen [typed] / [blank printed line below] / Date: [printed with line below] Aug 23 – Oct 12, 1975 [typed] / Lender: [printed with line below] Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar [typed] / Anderson [typed with line printed below]’.

Marking type: Rectangular horizontal white auction inventory tracking label with black print and UPC tracking bar code.
Location: Upper middle wood frame verso.
Text: ‘10246878038[?]8[?]8[?]9[?]8[?]9[?]5[?] [unclear from photo last several numbers] / [UPC tracking bar code] / 24687803.PIC / SALE – [unclear from image last word]’.

Marking type: Round yellow label with handwritting in ball point pen or pencil.
Location: Upper middle-right wood frame verso.
Text: ‘SHOT / 9/26’.

Marking type: Horizontal rectangular white gallery label with black print and handwritten descriptions in blue ball point pen.
Location: At upper left verso on wood backing.
Text: ‘WORTSMAN / WR [stylized logo] / ROWE GALLERIES INC. / 575 Sutter Street · San Francisco, California 94102 · (415) 433-1576 / TITLE [printed] HORSE GRAZING [handwritten] / ARTIST [printed] EMIL CARLSEN [handwritten] / MEDIUM [printed] OIL ON BOARD [handwritten] SIZE [printed] 14-3/8″ x 11-3/8″ [handwritten] / NO. [printed] E – 143 [handwritten] DATE [printed] PRICE [printed] 650 — [handwritten]’.

Marking type: Handwritten text in black grease pencil.
Location: Upper left wood backing verso.
Text: ‘CAT # [scribbled out number 13] 16’.

Marking type: Rubber block stamp printed in red ink with handwritting in black grease pencil.
Location: Upper middle-left wood backing verso.
Text: ‘WR [stylized letters/insignia left of the entire block of text] / WORTSMAN ROWE INC. / Paintings Acquired From / MRS. DINES CARLSEN / FALLS VILLAGE, CONN. / EMIL AND DINES CARLSEN / NUMBER / E – 143 [handwritten]’.

Marking type: Vertical rectangular white label with handwritting in pencil? hung angled leaning left.
Location: Lower right wood frame verso.
Text: ‘6 of 8’.

ECA category: Landscape
ECA sub-category: Pastoral

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Animal — Horse
Landscape — Tree

Description of work:

2017 Private collection of Patrick Gilligan [b.1946- ] & Shelley Gilligan [b.1948- ], San Francisco, CA ;
2017 ( Bonhams [1793- ], 580 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022 | 220 San Bruno Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103 )
ca.2011 Private collection of [unknown], Sonoma, CA ;
ca.1975 Private collection of Gunnar A Anderson [1915-2008] and Lucille K (Kindlund) Anderson [1921-2011], Chicago, IL ;
1975 ( Wortsman/Rowe Fine Arts, Inc. [1972-1975], 516 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California 94102 ) ;
1975 Estate of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
1966 Private collection of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
before 1966 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 ;
ca.1930 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2017 Bonhams [1793- ], San Francisco, CA, “The elegant home : select furniture, silver, decorative and fine arts”, November 13.
1975 Wortsman Rowe Galleries, San Francisco, CA, “The art of Emil Carlsen 1853-1932“, January 10-February 21; Rubicon Gallery, Los Altos, CA, January 17-February 28; The El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX, March 2-March 30; Robert Rice Gallery, Houston, TX, April 10-May; Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY, June-July; The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, CA, August 20-October 10; The Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, November-December.

– Bonhams [1793- ], San Francisco, CA, “The elegant home : select furniture, silver, decorative and fine arts”, November 13, 2017, lot #332, illustrated: color on online catalog.
– Rubicon-Wortsman Pub., San Francisco, CA, exhibition catalog, ”The art of Emil Carlsen 1853-1932”, 1975, #16, Illustrated: b&w.

Related works:
Evening light, 1930 [similar palette, subject and technique].

ECA notes:

Price history:
2017 – $3,937 USD.  [auction]
1975 – $650 USD.  [retail]


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Record birth date:
February 4, 2014.

Last updated: March 29, 2018 at 20:04 pm

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