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Emil Carlsen : Rhages jar, ca.1923.

January 1, 1923
Emil Carlsen : Rhages jar, ca.1923.

ECA Record Control Number: 2223

Archives of American Art #: 40440081, 40440056  [Archives of American Art]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Rhages jar

Alternate Work Titles:
Rhages jar

Work Date: ca.1923  [date based on earliest known exhibition of the painting]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 23-1/2 x 16-3/4 inches | 23 x 17 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Date: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown.

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Asian

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Vase
Ethnic
Ethnic — Chinese

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
1991 ( Akron Art Museum, 70 East Market Street, Akron, OH 44308  (Accession #1991.133) ) .
1973 Private collection of Stella B. Hall  [1909-2000], Akron, OH ;
1955 Private collection of William Curtis Hall, Jr. [1904-1973] & Stella B. Hall  [1909-2000], Akron, OH ;
ca.1923 Private collection of Edwin Coupland Shaw [1863-1941], Akron, OH ;
1923 ( 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 in New York ) ;
ca.1923 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2007 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, McDowell galleries, July 7, 2007 – today.
2004 – 2006  “American Impressions: An Arcadian Vision: Paintings from the Akron Art Museum” organized by the Trust for Museum Exhibitions and Akron Art Museum: Tour April 8, 2004 – June 6, 2004 The Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL; September 17, 2004 – November 28, 2004 University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA; December 18, 2004 – February 27, 2005 Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL; March 12, 2005 – May 22, 2005 Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA; June 4, 2005 – September 5, 2005, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; October 8, 2005 – December 4, 2005, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TE; December 16, 2005 – March 12, 2006, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
2003 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, “In a Romantic Mood: American Impressionists and Their Era”, June 14 2003 – August 24 2003.
1995 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, “A Legacy of Beauty: Paintings and Prints from the Edwin C. Shaw Bequest”,  June 17 1995 – August 27, 1995.
1992 -1993 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, “Still Lifes from the Permanent Collection”, December 19 1992 – March 14, 1993.
1986 Akron Art Museum , Akron, OH, “The Edwin C. Shaw Collection of American Impressionist and Tonalist Painting”, April 19, 1986 – June 29 1986.
1935 The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Still Lifes by Emil Carlsen, 1853-1932“, April 23 – May 13, 1935.
1925 National Academy of Design, New York, New York, “100th Exhibition National Academy of Design (1825-1925) (Centennial)“, April 1-24, 1925.
1923 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, “The Painting of Emil Carlsen“, April 3-29.
1923 The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Recent paintings by Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, March 6th-26th.

References/Citations:
– The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH, “Wealthy collector sough escape“, December 25, 2005, page D5, illustrated: B&W.
– “Akron Art Museum: Art Since 1850, An Introduction to the Collection” by Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 2001, page 79, illustrated.
– The Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, “Photos, paintings talk from disparate views“, June 18, 1995, Sunday, Main Edition, page 52, not illustrated.
– The Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, “Window to art to close June 30“, February 23 1992, Sunday, Main Edition, not illustrated.
– “The Edwin C. Shaw Collection of American Impressionist and Tonalist Painting” by William Robinson, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 1986, page 41, illustrated.
– The New York Times, New York, NY, “Still-Life Studies Of Carlsen Shown” by Edward Alden Jewell, April 26, 1935.
– The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Still Lifes by Emil Carlsen, 1853-1932“, April 23 – May 13, 1935, #3, not illustrated.
– The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Exhibition Catalog, “The Painting of Emil Carlsen“, April 3-29, 1923, #9, not illustrated.
– American Art News, “Emil Carlsen’s Paintings“, March 10, 1923.
– The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “Recent paintings by Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, March 6th-26th, 1923, #8.

Related Works:
– Still Life With Ceramic Vase, ca.1923  [similar technique, color palette and themes]

ECA Notes:

– American Art News, “Emil Carlsen’s Paintings“, March 10, 1923.
“The five examples of still life are in his very finest vein, particularly ‘The Rhages Jar,’ which is about the last word in reproducing the effect of time-touched pottery and glass.”

Price History:
1923 – $2,500 USD. [worth $34,799.85 in 2014]

 

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