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Emil Carlsen : Shadow box [still life with lemons], 1907.

January 1, 1907
Emil Carlsen, Shadow box (still life with lemons), 1907

ECA Record Control Number: 1355

Archives of American Art #: 30810016

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Shadow box (still life with lemons)

Alternate Work Titles:
2014: Shadow box (still life with lemons)  [from museum website]
1971: Still life  [from American Art Archives]

Work Date: 1907  [date from front of canvas?]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 25 x 30 inches | 25 x 30-1/4 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: ?
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: Classical

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Fruit
Still Life — Fruit — Lemon
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware

Description of Work:

ca.1929 ( Currier Museum of Art [1929- ], 150 Ash St, Manchester, NH 03104, gift of Louisa A Wells  (Accession #PC W 1 (188)) ) ;
1928 Estate of Louisa Ann Wells [1847-1928], Brookline, PA ;
ca.1908 Private collection of Louisa Ann Wells [1847-1928], Brookline, PA ;
ca.1908 ( Folsom Galleries [1908-1921] | Bauer-Folsom Galleries [1908-1909], 396 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 11215 ) ;
1907 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1977  Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, “Out for an airing”, June 18 – September 11.
1972  Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, “Buried treasure”, January 15 – February 20.

– Collection bulletin, number 3, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, 1971, illustrated on page 24.

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Record Birth Date:
January 29, 2014

Last Update:
March 7, 2017



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