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Emil Carlsen : Staghorn sumac, 1883.

January 1, 1883
Emil Carlsen : Staghorn sumac, 1883.


Emil Carlsen : Staghorn sumac, 1883.

Emil Carlsen : Staghorn sumac, 1883.

ECA record control number: 7625

Archives of American Art #: 82190416

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Staghorn sumac

Alternate work titles:
Staghorn sumac

Work date: 1883 [date from owner information.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 59 x 41 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower right,.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Landscape
ECA sub-category: Trees

Archives of American Art subjects:

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2006 Private collection of Alex Van der Velden [1961- ], 3715 Winters Hill Drive, Atlanta GA 30360 ;
2006 ( Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, Inc. [1984- ], 5180 Peachtree Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30341 ) ;
ca.1975 Private collection of [unknown] ;
ca.1975 ( [unknown art dealer] ) ;
after 1883 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1883 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2013 Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, Inc. [1984- ], Atlanta, GA, “Sale”, [unknown month/day].

References / citations:
– Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, Inc. [1984- ], Atlanta, GA, sale catalog, “Sale”, [unknown month/day], [unknown lot#], illustrated : b&w.
– American Art Review, New York, NY, “[unknown art dealer ad]”, November – December, 1975, page 45, illustrated : b&w.

Related works:

ECA notes:
– Carlsen taught at Wellesley College, the Art Student’s Club [Boston] and a new school, Cowles Art School in Boston, MA, that year.  This most likely would be the Wellesley College area.

Price history:
2006 – $5,000 USD  [approximate price based on buyer’s recollection]  [auction]


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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:
January 22, 2015

Last updated: March 6, 2018 at 19:21 pm


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