Emil Carlsen : Still life [large copper candy pot], 1904.
ECA Record Control Number: 1601
Archives of American Art #: 10640016
Record Level: Item
Record Type: Movable Work
Work Title: Still Life [large candy copper pot]
Alternate Work Titles:
2014: Still Life [Large Candy Copper Pot] [ECA added to help uniquely identify this painting.]
1954: Still Life [from museum website.]
Work Date: 1904 [date from front of canvas.]
Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work Medium: Oil on canvas mounted on board
Work Dimensions: 34-1/4 x 39-1/5 inches | 23-1/4 x 28-1/2 inches (unframed)
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1904.’.
Archives of American Art Subjects:
Object — Vegetable
Object — Vegetable — Onion
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware
Still Life — Other — Vase
Still Life — Vegetable
Still Life — Vegetable — Onion
Description of Work:
“Still life depicting a large copper kettle, a small ceramic crock glazed in pale turquoise, and a few small white onion bulbs and hazelnuts scattered about, and a round black glass bottle showing the reflection of a window on the opposite side of the room.” – Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian
1954 ( Columbus Museum [1953- ], 1251 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA 31906 (Accession #54.79) ) ;
1948 Estate of Georgia Shackelford (Collier) Comer [1868-1948], Savannah, GA | Atlanta, GA ;
ca.1908 Private collection of Georgia Shackelford (Collier) Comer [1868-1948], Savannah, GA | Atlanta, GA ;
ca.1904 Private collection of Cowles Myles Collier [1836-1908], Savannah, GA | Atlanta, GA ; [needs confirmation with museum but makes sense as Collier was a painter and a member of the Salmagundi Club]
1904 ( Salmagundi Club [1871- ], 47 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003 ) ;
1904 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
1999 Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen“, October 28 – December 10.
1987 Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA; “A Select View: American Paintings from the Columbus Museum,” 1987; December 23, 1987 – January 29, 1988, Brevard Art Center and Museum, Cocoa, FL; March 1-27, 1988, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, GA; Smith Kramer Art Connections, Kansas City, MO?.
1904 Salmagundi Club, 14 West 12th Street, New York, NY, “Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Sculptures”, February 15-27. Inness Prize ($100) to Carlsen. [this needs further proof and is only conjecture that this painting was probably shown and sold to the owners from this exhibition.]
– Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog, “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen“, October 28 – December 10, 1999, #23.
– Columbus Museum, unpublished checklist, 1991.
– Columbus Museum, 1989.
– Hubbard, Nancy Brewster, “A Select View: American Paintings from the Columbus Museum,” Columbus, GA: Columbus Museum, 1987. Illustration: Image on file. Hubbard, Nancy Brewster, “A Select View: American Paintings from the Columbus Museum,” Columbus, GA: Columbus Museum, 1987, pg. 13.
– Currently 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 2, 2014
January 22, 2017