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Emil Carlsen : Seaweed gatherers, 1881.

January 1, 1881
Emil Carlsen Seaweed Gatherers, 1881 (unlocated)

ECA record control number: 3516

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Seaweed gatherers [unlocated]  [title from exhibition catalog]

Alternate work titles:
1881 : Seaweed gatherers [unlocated]  [title from exhibition catalog]

Work date: 1881  [date from front of drawing of painting]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: ? x ? inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘S. Emile. Carlsen. -81.’.

Verso: [unknown]

ECA category: People
ECA sub-category: Seaweed farmers

Archives of American Art subjects:
Farm > Harvesting
Occupation > Farming

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
after 1881 [unlocated] ; 
1881 Emil Carlsen, c/o C.A. Walker, 20 Beacon St., Boston, MA ;
1881 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1881 The Boston Art Club, Boston, MA, “Twenty-third annual member exhibition”, January 29-February 19.

References / citations:
– The Boston Art Club, Boston, MA, Exhibition Catalog, “Twenty-Third Annual Member Exhibition”, January 29-February 19, 1881, #121, illustrated: B&W drawing of the painting.
– “The Boston Art Club: Exhibition Record 1873-1909”, edited by Janice H. Chadbourne, Karl Gabosh, and Charles O. Vogel, 1991, pg. 105-106, not illustrated.

Related works:

ECA notes:
– This is a drawing of the painting by the artist for the catalog.

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Record birth date:
August 10, 2014

Last updated: May 21, 2020 at 18:29 pm


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