Emil Carlsen : Still life cod, 1894.
Archives of American Art #: 03940012
Record Level: Item
Record Type: Movable Work
Work Title: Still life cod
Alternate Work Titles:
2014: Still life cod [ECA omitted the dash for ease]
1971: Still life-cod [from american art inventories website]
1931: Still-life [from museum website]
Work Date: 1894 [date from museum website & front of canvas.]
Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 16 x 26 inches
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen 94.’.
Marking Type: Black thick marker
Location: At lower left canvas verso.
Marking Type: Black thin marker
Location: At lower left canvas stretcher verso.
Marking Type: Etching in wood
Location: Upper right canvas verso wood stretcher.
Text: ’31:37′. ‘3.7J?’.
Marking Type: Printed white label with black print, ca.1926
Location: At center canvas verso.
Text: ‘Acq. No. 31:37 / TITLE “STILL LIFE: COD” / Date 1853-1932 / Artist CARLSEN, Emil J. / Period Contemporary / Nationality AMERICAN / Medium OIL / Canvas Size 16 x 26″W Frame Size 33 x 23-1/4″W / Property of The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California / If this is reproduced ? ? / The Fine Arts Galleries of San Diego / FILE American Oils’.
Marking Type: Printed faded and torn white label with red? print, ca.1926
Location: At center left canvas verso.
Text: ‘Fine Arts Galle / San Diego, Calif.’.
Marking Type: Printed faded and torn white label with red border
Location: At lower left canvas wood stretcher verso.
Text: ‘[shows marked out label with no type]’.
Marking Type: Printed white label with black type, ca.1930s
Location: At lower right canvas wood stretcher verso.
Text: ‘PROPERTY OF THE FINE ARTS SOCIETY / OF SAN DIEGO / SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA / ACQ. NO 32 : 37’.
Marking Type: Unidentified hang tag
Location: At center right frame verso on eye hook.
Description of Work:
1931 ( San Diego Museum of Art [1926- ], Balboa Park, 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102 (accession #1931.37) ) ;
1928 Private collection of Mary C Smart [1861-1949], San Diego, CA ;
after 1894 Private collection of Dr. Robert Smart [1872-1928] & Mary C Smart [1861-1949], San Diego, CA ;
1894 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2010-2011 San Diego Museum of Art [1926- ], San Diego, CA, “Art of the United States from the San Diego Museum of Art, The San Diego Museum of Art”, November 6, 2010 – February 9, 2011.
1926 San Diego Museum of Art [1926- ], San Diego, CA, “Inaugural Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego”, February 26 – March 31.
– 2012 Collaboration In three parts: Forms at the San Diego Museum of Art, Figures at the Timken, Museum of Art, and Frontiers at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego ; Collection Checklist, 2012 [published for internal use only but accessed online with no restrictions via Google].
– Owner ship confirmed in 1971 by San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101 to the American Art Archives, Smithsonian.
– San Diego Museum of Art [1926- ], San Diego, CA, “Inaugural Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego”, February 26 – March 31, 1926, illustrated: b&w on page 34, #12.
– Not on view.
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Digital Document Provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.
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Record Birth Date:
February 5, 2014
March 21, 2017