Emil Carlsen : Promenade, 1876.
ECA record control number: 26055
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Promenade [from online auction catalog]
Alternate work titles:
2020 : Promenade [from online auction catalog]
2018 : Two figures on a path, Milton Mass. [from online auction catalog based on inscription on front and back of work]
Work date: 1876 [date on front of canvas ’76]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 25 x 18 inches | 26 x 19-1/4 inches [framed]
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower edge.
Text: ‘Milton. July 76 Carlsen”.
Marking type: Handwritten in both print and script in pencil.
Location: On canvas relined verso.
Text: ‘The following inscription appears on the reverse of the original canvas / Thomas Rensnick / h? / Dr p?j???ol?l / Study from Milton, MASS. / S Emile Carlsen’.
Description of work:
Provenance / ownership:
2020 Private collection of [unknown] ;
2020 ( Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art [1971- ], 274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 ;
2020 Estate of [unknown], New York, NY ;
2018 Private collection of [unknown], New York, NY ;
2018 ( Post Road Gallery [1952- ], 2128 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY, Robert Bahssin (1928-2014) & Dave Bahssin (?-) ) ;
after ca.1883 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1883 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2020 Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art [1971- ], Marlborough, MA, “Fine paintings & sculpture – 3390B Marlborough”, May 31.
2018 Post Road Gallery [1952- ], Larchmont, NY, “The fall auction”, October 13.
References / citations:
– Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art [1971- ], Marlborough, MA, online auction catalog, “Fine paintings & sculpture – 3390B Marlborough”, May 31, 2020, lot #267, illustrated : color.
– Post Road Gallery [1952- ], Larchmont, NY, online auction catalog, “The fall auction”, October 13. 2018, lot #942, illustrated : color [online].
– May morning, 1880 [similar palette, subject, proportion, and technique]
– Condition report : Lined, craquelure, surface grime. 
– Condition report : Relined, little restoration. 
2020 – $15,000 USD [auction] ;
2018 – [unsold] [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:
October 9, 2018
Last updated: July 17, 2020 at 16:48 pm