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Emil Carlsen : Pheasants and larks, 1898.

January 1, 1898
Emil Carlsen Pheasants and Larks, 1898

ECA record control number: 2052

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Pheasants and larks

Alternate work titles:
2011: Pheasants and larks [from online auction site]

Work date: 1898  [date from canvas verso.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 25 x 35 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’

Mark: Signed, titled, and dated on verso.
Text: ‘Pheasants and Larks. London  98’.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Game

Archives of American Art subjects:
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Lark
Animal — Bird — Pheasant
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2011 Private collection of Jay Newman [ca.1950s- ] & Dr. Elissa L. Kramer, MD [ca.1950s- ], 24 West 10th Street, New York, NY | Millerton, NY ;
2011 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
1945 Private collection of John Carlsen [ca.1935-ca.2011] (the artist’s great-grand nephew), CT? ;
1941 Private Estate of Ketil Carlsen [1878-1941]; administered by Ida Marie (Ludde) (Doile) Carlsen [1911-1958] (2nd wife of Ketil Carlsen), Naugatuck, CT ;
ca.1932 Private collection of Ketil Carlsen [1878-1941], Copenhagen, Denmark  [the artist’s nephew – son of his oldest brother, Janus Michael Carlsen [1843-1917]] ;
1898 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2011 Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, “Sale #8719 – American paintings, drawings & sculpture”, April 8.

Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale #8719 – American paintings, drawings & sculpture”, April 8, 2011, lot #90.

Related works:
Still life with pheasant, 1892  [later variation of this composition]
– Chrysanthemums, 1898  [same year, same background and color palette]

ECA notes:
– This is a later variation of Still life with pheasant, 1892 (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)
– Painted in London in 1898.
– Current owners reached out directly to the ECA via email. Email received to bill.indursky@emilcarlsen.org at Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 8:43 AM with

Price history:
2011 – $13,750 USD


Document information

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Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

Document license:
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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:
February 7, 2014

Last updated: February 20, 2018 at 20:12 pm


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Publication Subtitle: World's Largest Visual Reference Dedicated to the Preservation of the Work of Danish-American Impressionist/Realist Painter, Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
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