Emil Carlsen : Landscape with figure, 1873.
ECA record control number: 4727
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Landscape with figure [title from
Alternate work titles:
Man in the garden [title from exhibition catalog – unclear if this is the piece since there was no picture]
Work date: 1873 [dated on front of canvas – see image – also based on signature with ‘e’ at the end show it is 1873]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 28-3/4 x 35-1/2 inches | 29 x 36 inches [unframed] | 38 x 45 inches [framed]
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘Emile Carlsen.‘ and dated ‘1873.’. [Carlsen’s 9s can look like his 7s]
Verso: [unknown] ;
Archives of American Art subjects:
Description of work:
Provenance / ownership:
2020 Private collection of [unknown] ;
2020 ( Mathesons’ AA Auctions, 600 E. New Haven Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901 ) ;
2013 ( Mathesons’ AA Auctions, 600 E. New Haven Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901 ) ;
ca.2013 [unidentified antique dealer], Miami, FL [shown at the Miami Antique Fair ] ;
ca.1975 [unidentified private collector or dealer], Miami?, FL? [possibly] ;
1975 Estate of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law [possibly] ;
1966 Private collection of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law [possibly] ;
1943 Private estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son [possibly] ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [ca.1869-1943], New York, NY, the artist’s wife [possibly] ;
1929 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY | Fifth Avenue at 51st Street, New York, NY | 55 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1926 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist [likely returned to the artist if unsold] ;
1926 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
1873 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2020 Mathesons’ Gallery, Melbourne, FL, “Mathesons’ Spring online auction”, May 9.
2013 Mathesons’ AA Auctions, Melbourne, FL, “Spring auction”, May 18-19.
1929 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, “Exhibition of contemporary American art by members of the Grand Central Art Galleries”, January 13-27.
1926 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Thirty-Ninth Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture”, October 28 – December 12.
1926 Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], New York, NY, “Summer exhibition : painting by American artists“, July – August.
References / citations:
– Mathesons’ AA Auctions, Melbourne, FL, “Mathesons’ Spring online auction”, May 9, 2020, lot #0001, illustrated : color, online.
– Mathesons’ AA Auctions, Melbourne, FL, sale catalog, “Spring auction”, May 18-19, 2013, lot #406, image : color [online catalog].
– Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of contemporary American art by members of the Grand Central Art Galleries”, January 13 – 27, 1929, shown Still life, Man in the Garden, Christ and the fisherman, not illustrated.
– Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Thirty-ninth annual exhibition of American paintings and sculpture”, October 28 – December 12, 1926, #45.
– The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Summer exhibition : painting by American artists”, July – August, 1926, #31, not illustrated.
– Unclear if this is Man in a garden – seen in Macbeth exhibit 1926, will have to cross reference and also check catalog of Grand Central.
2020 – $4,500 USD [online auction] ;
2013 – [est. $15,000 – $20,000 USD] [unsold] [auction] ;
1926 – $4,000 USD [retail] ;
Digital-born document number:
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:
October 26, 2014
Last updated: January 16, 2021 at 3:45 am