Emil Carlsen : Peonies, ca.1897.
Peonies (aka: Peonies and Carnations), ca.1897
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on canvas
32 x 28 inches
Signed: At lower left. ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.
ECA Control #: 2475
Archives of American Art #: 06730002, JUL J0047838
Archives of American Art Subjects:
Object — Flower
Object — Flower — Carnation
Object — Flower — Peony
Still Life — Flower
Still Life — Flower — Carnation
Still Life — Flower — Peony
Vertical composition of a brass ginger jar vase with a bouquet of white peonies flowers and a small brass Turkish coffee, side-handle, cup with several white carnations set in a sand-colored ground. In the center-right foreground is a medium brass Turkish coffee side-handle pour cup with six white carnations within it. In the mid-ground, centered on the canvas is a large brass ginger-jar style container with a large bouquet of white peonies contained within it. The entire painting’s ground is sand-colored with white paint layered lightly on top. [ECA]
1919 Bruce Museum of Art and Science [1912- ], 1 Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT 06830
c.1919 Ferargil Gallery [1915-1955], 607 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY (Frederic Newlin Price [1884-1963])
before 1919 unknown
ca.1897 Emil Carlsen, the artist .
1999: Peonies [from exhibition catalog]
1920: Peonies and Carnations [from magazine article]
1919: Peonies [from Newspaper article]
2002 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT, “Celebrating 90 Years: The Bruce Museum Art Collection“, September 3 – October 14.
2001 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT, “Art for the Great Estates: The Bruce Museum’s First Decade“, March 3 – May 27.
1999 Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen“, October 28 – December 10.
1987 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT, “Treasures of the Bruce Museum: 75th Anniversary Exhibition“, September 20 – November 25.
1985 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT, “The Still Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen“, March 31 – May 5.
1973 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT, “Important Collection of 19th-20th Century American Paintings”, September 1-23.
1919 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT, “Greenwich Society of Artists (GSA) Annual Exhibition“, May 31 – October 18.
– Greenwich Time, Greenwich, CT, “Peonies by Emil Carlsen a treasure of the Bruce Museum“, September 6, 2016, accessed online on September 8, 2016 at http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Peonies-by-Emil-Carlsen-a-treasure-of-the-Bruce-9205798.php.
– Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen“, October 28 – December 10, 1999, #5.
– Bruce Museum of Art and Science, Greenwich, CT, “Treasures of the Bruce Museum: 75th Anniversary Exhibition,” Greenwich, CT: Bruce Museum, 1987
– Art & Life, New York, NY, “Modern Flower-Painting” by Ida J. Burgess, January, 1920, Volume 11, Number 7, pages 382-386, illustrated: B&W.
– American Art News, New York, NY, “Greenwich Artists’ Show“, May 31, 1919, volume 52, number 34, page 3, not illustrated.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047838.
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Record Birth Date:
February 14, 2014
Last updated: July 2, 2017 at 17:51 pm