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Emil Carlsen : Self-portrait [version 2], ca.1920.

January 1, 1920
Emil Carlsen : Self-portrait [version 2], ca.1920.

ECA record control number: 25885

Archives of American Art #: 83940003

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Self-portrait [version 2]

Alternate work titles:
2018 : Self-portrait [version 2]  [added to title by ECA for clarification]
2018 : Self-portrait  [from museum website]

Work date: ca.1920  [date from museum website]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 36 x 30 inches

Inscribed / signed front: Unknown.

Verso: Unknown.

ECA Category: People
ECA Sub-Category: Portraits

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

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
1982 ( National Portrait Gallery [1962- ], 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC 20001   (Accession #82.130) ) ;
1976 ( Koch Art Center-Koch Galleries [1987-2016], 505 Saint Louis Street, Mobile, AL 36602 | 162 Lawrence Street, Mobile, AL 36602, purchased through Howard O. Hawley [1916-2002], New York, NY ) ;
1976 ( Joseph G. Fudali, Lakeville, CT, purchased by Edward Fritz [?-?], July 13 ) ;
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.1920 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:

References / citations:
– “National portrait gallery : permanent collection illustrated checklist,” Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987, page 52.

Related works:
– Self-portrait (study), ca.1920.

ECA notes:

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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 21, 2017

Last updated: August 8, 2020 at 15:34 pm


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