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Emil Carlsen : Still life [jug, pot, bottom of kettle], 1920.

January 1, 1920
Emil Carlsen Still Life (jug, pot, bottom of kettle), 1920

Still Life (jug, pot, bottom of kettle), 1920
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on canvas
20 x 14 inches

Signed: At lower left. ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

ECA Control #: 1289

Archives of American Art #: 51430036

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Vegetable
Still Life — Vegetable — Onion

In a vertical composition still life containing three small white onions laying in the foreground, sitting before and after a silver three-foot open mouth single handle creamer.  In the mid-ground is a medium ceramic sugar holder with lid both in off white .  In the background is a large bottleneck-olpe stoneware vessel in white/gray with black top and a metal stopper.  The painting overall is an off-white-gray tone.

1947 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston [1900- ], 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, (Gift of Libbie Randon (Rice) Farish [1888-1978] – accession #47.15)
1942 Private collection of Libbie Randon (Rice) Farish [1888-1978], Houston, TX
before 1942 Private collection of William Stamps Farish II [1881-1942] & Libbie Randon (Rice) Farish [1888-1978], Houston, TX
1920 Emil Carlsen [1948-1932], the artist

Title History:
2015: Still Life (jug, pot, bottom of kettle) [assigned by the Archives to help distinguish it from other generic work titles]
1999: Still Life

2014-2015 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, “Silver: An American Art—Selections from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston”, August 30 2014 – February 15, 2015.
1973 Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX, “Emil Carlsen Exhibition“, March 4 – 28. (LN:73.7)

– “Emil Carlsen Object List” provided by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, July 21, 2016.
– The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston website accessed at https://collections.mfah.org/art/detail/46399?returnUrl=%2Fart%2Fsearch%3Fartist%3DEmil%2BCarlsen July 13, 2016.
– Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen by Ulrich W. Hiesinger, Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, 1999, page 39, figure 36, illustrated: b&w, (part of the essay only).

– Not currently on view (as of July 13, 2016).


Record Update:
September 1, 2016


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