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Emil Carlsen : Peasant in the field, 1871.

January 1, 1871
Emil Carlsen : Peasant in the field, 1871.

ECA Record Control Number: 4702

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable work

Work Title: Peasant in the field

Alternate Work Titles:
1884: Under the hay cock fast asleep  [from book/exhibition catalogue]

Work Date: 1871  [date from front of canvas]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 14 x 14 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Denmark 1871 Emil. Carlsen.’


ECA Category: Landscape
ECA Sub-Category: Pastoral

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Landscape — Farm
Occupation — Farm
Occupation — Farm — Harvesting
Occupation — Other
Occupation — Other — Peasant

Description of Work:

1979 ( Chrysler Museum of Art [1933- ], 1 Memorial Pl, Norfolk, VA 23510  (Accession #79.260) ) ;
before 1979 Private collection of Mary Marvin (Breckinridge) Patterson [1905–2002] and Jefferson Patterson [1891–1977], MD ;
ca.1898 Private collection of [unknown] ;
ca.1884 Private collection of Frank Torrey Robinson [1845-1898], Boston, MA | New York, NY ;
1871 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1884 New England Manufacturers’ and Mechanics’  Institute, Boston, MA, “Exhibition”, 1884.

Chrysler Museum of Art website, accessed September 19, 2014.
Art year book by the New England Manufacturers’ and Mechanics’ Institute, Boston, MA, 1884, #75, not illustrated.

Related Works:
May morning, 1880  [similar rendering of trees and people and palette and technique applying paint]
Summer landscape, ca.1871  [similar theme and palette]

ECA Notes:
– This maybe the painting Under the hay cock fast asleep  [Requires further citation proof]

Price History:


Document Information

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Image License:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record Birth Date:
December 20, 2014

Last Update:
May 23, 2017


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