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Emil Carlsen : Self-portrait, ca.1930.

January 1, 1930
Emil Carlsen : Self-portrait, ca.1930.

ECA record control number: 4936

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Emil Carlsen self-portrait

Alternate work titles:
2019 : Self-portrait  [from online auction catalog]
1978 : Emil Carlsen self-portrait  [from exhibition catalog]

Work date: ca.1930 [based on general style and technique]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on paper laid down on panel
Work dimensions: 9-3/4 x 6-3/4 inches | 9-7/8 x 6-3/4 inches

Inscribed / signed front: -none-

Verso:

Marking type: White rounded corner horizontal rectangular gallery label.
Location: Top center wood panel verso.
Text: ‘Garzoli Gallery / Fine American Paintings / 930 B Street [dot] San Rafael, California 94901 [dot] 415/459-4321 / Emil Carlsen (1853-1932) / “Self Portrait” / 9 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ oil/panel’.

Marking type: Vertical rectangular line estate stamp in black ink.
Location: Middle right wood panel verso.
Text: ‘The Estate Of / Emil Carlsen / 1853 [dot] 1932 / CA 132 [hand written] / Robert Rice Gallery / 2010 S. Post Oak Rd. / Houston, Texas 77056’.

Marking type: Horizontal rectangular white gallery label.
Location: Bottom middle wood panel verso.
Text: ‘Artist: Emil Carlsen (1853-1932) / Title: Self Portrait / Medium: oil on board / Size: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 (framed unit 18 x 16) / Signed: unsigned / Number: 80-03-36 / ROBERT RICE GALLERY / 2627 KIPLING / SUITE 201 / HOUSTON, TEXAS 77098 / TELEPHONE AREA CODE (713) 528-0741’.

ECA Category: People
ECA Sub-Category: Portraits

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Portrait male
Portrait male — Carlsen, Emil

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2019 [tba] ; 
2019 ( Bonhams [1793- ], 580 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022 ) ;
2015 Private estate of John H. Garzoli [1941-2015] [owner of Garzoli Gallery [1959- ], 930 B Street San Rafael, CA  94901] ;
1978 Private collection of John H. Garzoli [1941-2015] [owner of Garzoli Gallery [1959- ], 930 B Street San Rafael, CA  94901] ;
1978 ( Robert M. Rice Gallery [ca.1975-ca.1982], [ca.1978-ca.1982] 2010 South Post Oak Road, Houston, TX 77056 |  [ca.1975-ca.1977] 2734 Virginia Street, Houston, TX 77098, part of the owner’s private collection ) ;
1975 Estate of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
1966 Private collection of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
before 1966 Private estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
ca.1930 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2019 Bonhams [1793- ], New York, NY, “American Art auction”, May 22.
ca.1878 Garzoli Gallery, San Rafael, CA [likely shown as part of a gallery exhibition as per an ad in American art & antique magazine ca.1978].
1978 Robert Rice Gallery, Houston, TX, “Robert Rice Gallery presents Emil Carlsen” also called “Paintings by American Impressionist Emil Carlsen 1853-1932″, ? – November.

References / citations:
Bonhams [1793- ], New York, NY, “American Art auction”, May 22, 2019, lot #[tba], illustrated : color.
– Robert Rice Gallery, Houston, TX, “Robert Rice Gallery presents Emil Carlsen” also called “Paintings by American Impressionist Emil Carlsen 1853-1932″, ? – November, 1978, unlisted?
– “Emil Carlsen ad for Robert Rice Gallery“, Houston, TX, American art & antiques, ca.1978, page 26, illustrated: color.
– “Archive of works by Emil Carlsen compiled by Dines Carlsen”, 24 pages, hand-drawn sketches and notes by Dines, provided by Linda Hay, c1960, illustrated: B&W, page 17.

Related works:

ECA notes:
– Painted in Falls Village, CT.
– It is unclear if this is the Robert Rice Show that is referred to in the ad but it could be as this is the show that the main show that Robert Rice put together.
– Magazine ad provided by Amon Carter Center, Fort Worth, TX.

Price history:
2019 – [tba]  [auction] ;
1978 – [unknown] [retail] ;
1978 – [unknown] [retail] ;

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://emilcarlsen.org/work/?p=4936

Digital-born document number:
ECA.2015.4936

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
February 4, 2015

Last updated: March 17, 2019 at 13:45 pm


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