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Emil Carlsen : Still life [copper, flask and grapes], ca.1931.

January 1, 1931
Emil Carlsen : Still life [copper, flask and grapes], ca.1931.

ECA Record Control Number: 9071

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047808  [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Still life [copper, flask and grapes]

Alternate Work Titles:
2014: Still life [copper, flask and grapes]  [name expanded by ECA for clarity]
1931: Still life [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: ca.1931

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 12 x 15 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: General

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

Description of Work:
Horizontal composition of grapes, dark glass narrow neck bottle and copper basin.  In foreground, centered is a brass basin.  On the foreground left are green grapes on stem.  In mid-ground is a dark glass round bottom narrow neck bottle or flask.  The ground of the painting is brushy and non-descript.  In the foreground, under the basin and grapes appears to be parchment paper or a cloth.  [ECA – Description based on b&w photo of work.]

ca.1931 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1931 ( Grand Central Galleries [1923-1966], 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1931 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], returned to the artist.
1931 ( Warren E. Cox Galleries [1928-1932], 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065 ) ;
ca.1931 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1931 Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., New York, NY, “Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture Contributed by Artist Members“, November.
1931 Warren E. Cox Galleries, 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, “Exhibition of Paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February 2-28.

– Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., New York, NY, “Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture Contributed by Artist Members“, November, 1931, #33, illustrated: b&w.
– Warren E. Cox Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February 2-28, 1931, #7, not illustrated.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047808.

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Record Birth Date:
April 24, 2015

Last Update:
April 28, 2017


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