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Emil Carlsen : Spanish brasero, 1925.

January 1, 1925
Emil Carlsen : Spanish brasero, 1925.

ECA Record Control Number: 1856

Archives of American Art #: 87230477, 28110015 [Archives of American Art],  JUL J0047792 [Digital Photo Archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: The spanish brasero

Alternate Work Titles:
2006: Spanish brasero [from on-line auction catalog]
1958: Spanish brazero [from exhibition catalog]
1929: The spanish brazero [from exhibition catalog]
1928: Spanish brazero [from exhibition catalog]
1927: Spanish brasero [from article]
1927: Spanish brazero [from article]

Work Date: 1925  [date comes American Art Archives Digital Photo listing]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 37 x 28 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown.

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Asian

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other — Container
Ethnic
Ethnic — Chinese

Description of Work:
Vertical composition of an Asian white and blue ginger jar in the foreground, Asian ebony idol on the far right mid-ground with died flower on stem on the left mid-ground, a large brass brasero with two handles and a tapestry in tones of green used as a background.

Provenance/Ownership:
ca.2011 unknown .
c.2011 ( Thomas Colville Fine Art [1972- ], Inc., 1000 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10075 ) ;
2006 ( Leslie Hindman Auctioneers [1982- ], 1338 West Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60607 ) ;
ca.1958 Rockford College [1847- ], 5050 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108 ;
ca.1958 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY )  ;
before 1966 Estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son ;
1932 ( The Macbeth Gallery [1892-1953], 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
1932 Luella Ruby May Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
ca.1927 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1925 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2006 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “sale”, September 11.
1958 The Grand Central Art Gallery, New York, NY, “Memorial Exhibition of Emil Carlsen, N. A. 1853-1932“, January 14-25.
1935 The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Still Lifes by Emil Carlsen, 1853-1932”, April 23 – May 13.
1930 Herron Museum (John Herron Art Institute), Indianapolis, IN, “Forty-fifth annual exhibition of the work of contemporary American artists“, January 1, 1930 – ?.
1929 The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen“, February 5-18.
1928 Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, “First Annual Member Prize Exhibition“, November 20 – December 8.
1927 The Dallas Art Association, Dallas, TX, “Exhibition Of Painting and Sculpture by Leading Living American Artists“, February 5–25.

References/Citations:
– Herald and Review, Decatur, IL, “Rockford College sells art to pay creditors“, September 13, 2006, page 7, not illustrated.
– Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, Sale Catalog, “Sale”, September 11, 2006, Lot #11.
– The Grand Central Art Gallery, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “Memorial Exhibition of Emil Carlsen, N. A. 1853-1932“, January 14-25, 1958, #9, not illustrated.
– The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Still Lifes by Emil Carlsen, 1853-1932”, April 23 – May 13, 1935.
– The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN, “Contemporary American Show Opens at Herron Art Institute” by Lucille E. Morehouse, Sunday, January 5, 1930, not illustrated.
– The Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen“, February 5-18, 1929, #3.
– Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, “First Annual Member Prize Exhibition“, November 20 – December 8, 1928, #22, illustrated: b&w.
– International Studio, “The Lyricism of Emil Carlsen” by John Steele, October, 1927, volume 88, pg. 53-60, illustrated: B&W.
– The Semi-Weekly Campus, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, “Rare Collection at Art Exhibit” by K. Harden, Wednesday, February 16, 1927, volume 12, page 2, not illustrated.
– The Dallas Art Association, Dallas, TX, Exhibition Catalog, “Exhibition Of Painting and Sculpture by Leading Living American Artists“, February 5–25, 1927, #16, illustrated: B&W.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047792.

Related Works:
Still Life [with Brazier, Silver Tea, and Quinces], ca.1918  [similar composition and use of a Brazier]

ECA Notes:

– The Semi-Weekly Campus, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, “Rare Collection at Art Exhibit” by K. Harden, Wednesday, February 16, 1927, volume 12, page 2, not illustrated.
…”Of the still life pictures, The Spanish Brazero, by Emil Carlsen, who is generally considered the foremost American still life painter is noted. The Dallas Art Association has a large canvas by Carlsen in its own collection.”…

Price History:
2006 – $103,200 USD

 

Document Information

Digital-born Document Number:
ECA.2014.1856

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 5, 2016

Last Update:
November 6, 2016


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