Emil Carlsen : Seaweed cart, Niles’s farm, Gloucester, 1879.
ECA record control number: 26645
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Seaweed cart, Niles’s farm, Gloucester [title from online auction catalog]
Alternate work titles:
2020 : Seaweed cart, Niles’s farm, Gloucester [title from online auction catalog]
Work date: 1879 [from front and back of canvas]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 10-1/4 x 12 inches
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘EC. April. 79′.
Marking type: Handwritten date, identification, location, and artist.
Location: At center back canvas [written vertically but hung horizontally].
Text: ’79 / 1. / SEAWEED CART / NILESS FARM- / GLOUCESTER- / S. Em. Carlsen’.
Archives of American Art subjects:
Farm > Harvesting
Occupation > Farming
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 ) ;
ca.2020 Estate of [unknown], New York, NY ;
after 1879 Private collection of [unknown], New York, NY ;
1879 Emil Carlsen [1948-1932], the artist .
2020 Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art [1971- ], Marlborough, MA, “Fine paintings & sculpture – 3390B Marlborough”, May 31.
References / citations:
– Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art [1971- ], Marlborough, MA, online auction catalog, “Fine paintings & sculpture – 3390B Marlborough”, May 31, 2020, lot #338, illustrated : color.
– Emil Carlsen : Seaweed gatherers, 1881. [similar cart for which this may have been a study]
– Condition report : Lined, stretcher replaced, extremely minor drying cracks, minor retouch. 
2020 – $1,000 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:
May 21, 2020
Last updated: July 17, 2020 at 16:49 pm