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Emil Carlsen : Pot and onions, ca.1920.

January 1, 1920
Emil Carlsen : Pot and onions, ca.1920.



ECA record control number: 27057

Archives of American Art #:

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Pot and onions  [title from owner]

Alternate work titles:
1920 : Pot and onions  [title from owner]

Work date: ca.1920  [based on year it was purchased from Macbeth Gallery]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions:15 x 18 inches [unframed] | 25-1/2 x 28-1/2 inches [framed]

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: [Unknown]

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Kitchen

Archives of American Art subjects:
Object — Vegetable
Object — Vegetable — Onion
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Foodstuff
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware
Still Life — Vegetable
Still Life — Vegetable — Onion

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2001 Private collection of Andrew Doyle Ryan [b.1965], Pottstown, PA, by descent ;
1948 Private collection of Oscar Doyle Johnson Jr [1907-1986] & Marian Barclay Johnson (1908-2001), NY & PA, by descent ;
1920 Private collection of Vivian (Dinsmore) Doyle Johnson [1878-1948] & William Jasper Johnson [1860-1942], Philadelphia, PA, art dealer, purchased December 3, 1920 ;
ca.1920 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
ca.1920 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1921 W J Johnson art dealer, Uniontown, PA, “Collection of paintings assembled by W J Johnson, Uniontown, PA”, [unknown date].

References / citations:
– W J Johnson art dealer, Uniontown, PA, “Collection of paintings assembled by W J Johnson, Uniontown, PA”, [unknown day/month], 1921, #13, not illustrated.

Related works:
Still life iron kettle and onions, 1925.  [uses the same caldron]

ECA notes:
– Information sent via snail mail rcvd on February 24, 2021 direct from current owner.  Information and letter provided.

Price history:
ca.1920 – [unknown] ;


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Record birth date:
February 24, 2021

Last updated: February 26, 2021 at 20:59 pm


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