Emil Carlsen : Polishing the brass, 1885.
ECA record control number: 4486
Archives of American Art #: [none]
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Polishing the brass
Alternate work titles:
2002 : Polishing the brass [from online auction catalog]
Work date: 1885 [from online auction catalog]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 54 x 40 inches
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1885.’.
Verso: [unknown] ;
Description of work:
Provenance / ownership:
2002 ( Rose Hill Auctions, Ltd. [2000-2010], Englewood, NJ ) ;
Private collection of [unknown] ;
2002 ( Shannon’s [1997- ], 354 Woodmont Rd, Milford, CT 06460 ) ;
after 1885 ( C.G. Sloan and Co. [1853-2003], Washington, DC ) ;
1885 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2002 Rose Hill Auction, Ltd. [2000-2010], Englewood, NJ, sales catalog, “Sale”, October 28.
2002 Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, sales catalog, “Sale”, April 25.
References / citations:
– Rose Hill Auction, Ltd. [2000-2010], Englewood, NJ, sales catalog, “Sale”, October 28, 2002, lot #98, illustrated : color.
– Shannon’s [1997- ], Milford, CT, online sales catalog, “Sale”, April 25, 2002, lot #178, illustrated online : color.
– “Polishing the brass” advertising image for the American Brass Co. who likely purchased this larger finished version for an ad in 1886.
– Study of this work : Portrait of a maid, 1884.
2002 – [unsold] [auction] ;
2002 – $2,875 USD [auction] ;
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:
September 6, 2014
Last updated: May 14, 2020 at 19:13 pm