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.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.
Archives of American Art subjects:
Object — Vegetable
Object — Vegetable — Onion
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 .
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.
Still life iron kettle and onions, 1925. [uses the same caldron]
– Information sent via snail mail rcvd on February 24, 2021 direct from current owner. Information and letter provided.
ca.1920 – [unknown] ;
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:
February 24, 2021
Last updated: February 26, 2021 at 20:59 pm