Emil Carlsen : Meadow brook, 1905.
ECA record control number: 5367
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Meadow brook
Alternate work titles:
Work date: 1905 [date from front of canvas]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 19-5/8 x 23-1/2 inches
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. -05.’.
Description of Work:
“This beautifully-designed landscape in a nearly-square format, with its low horizon, high active sky, and deep blue water carving a path between two banks of trees was a spot Carlsen explored a number of times.” – Heritage auction catalog, 2014
Provenance / ownership:
2014 Private collection of Ellis E. Cousens [withheld- ], [withheld], Bedford, NY ;
2014 ( Heritage Auctions, Inc. [1976- ], 17th Floor, 3500 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219 ) ;
2006 Private estate of the Jean and Graham Devoe Williford Charitable Trust [2006- ], Fairfield, TX ;
ca.1960s Private collection of Jean P[?] Williford [?-?] and Graham Devoe Williford [1929-2006], Fairfield, TX ;
after 1905 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1905 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2014 Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX, “Sale #5174 – American art including western, California, & golden age illustration signature auction – Dallas”, May 10.
2007[?] Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX, “[unknown exhibition]?”, [unknown date].
References / citations:
– Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX, sale catalog, “Sale #5174 – American art including western, California, & golden age illustration signature auction – Dallas”, May 10, 2014, lot #70086, illustrated : color.
– Reframed in 2014 to a Stanford White frame by current owner.
– Condition report : Lined canvas. Painting is presented in a Newcombe-Macklin frame.Under UV examination painting is quite clean. There are a couple dots of inpaint in the clouds, probably strengthening in the reflection in the smaller tree on the left in the water, and possibly some strengthening in the darks in the foliage on the right side. Paint film in in fully stable condition. Framed Dimensions 24.25 X 28.5 Inches” – Heritage auction catalog, 2014
2014 – $35,000 USD.
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 13, 2014
Last updated: March 30, 2018 at 16:54 pm