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Emil Carlsen : Still life of game bird and wine bottle, 1883.

January 1, 1883
Emil Carlsen Still Life of Game Bird and Wine Bottle, 1883

ECA control number: 1965

Archives of American Art #: 62900094 [Art Inventories], 62642967 [Art Inventories]

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Current work title: Still life of game bird and wine bottle

Alternate work titles:
ca.1980s : Still life of game bird and wine bottle [from dealer website]
1982 : Game bird and copper pot [from auction catalog]
1884 : Still life [from auction catalog]

Work date: 1883

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 27 x 40 inches [unframed] | 28-1/8 x 41 inches [unframed]

Inscribed / signed:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen 1883’.

ECA category: Still life
ECA sub-category: Game

Archives of American art subjects:
Animal
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Chicken
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware

Description:
“A study, rich in color and bold in handling, of a dead capon, a copper basin, and some kitchen accessories.  Purchased at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.” [from the “Catalogue of the Private Art Collection of Thomas B. Clarke New York To Be Sold At Absolute Public Sale on the Evenings of February 14, 15, 16, and 17 at Chickering Hall Fifth Ave. and Eighteenth St. and On the Afternoons of February 15, 16, 17, and 18 at the American Art Galleries Madison Square South”]

Provenance / ownership:
after 1989 ( Gallery 44 LLC [1965- ], 540 Main Street Rte 44, New Hartford, CT 06057 [based on sons recollection of his father’s purchase] ) ;
1982 Brandywine River Museum [1971- ], P. O. Box 141, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317  (Accession #82.18)  ;
1982 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
1899 Private collection of A. A. Jones (possibly Andrieus Aristieus Jones (1862-1927), Las Vegas, NV attorney & former senator) ;
1899 ( American Art Association [1883-1964], [1922-1964] Madison Ave and 56th Street, New York, NY 10018 | [1883-1922] 6 East 23rd Street (South Madison Square), New York, NY 10010 ) ;
1883 Private collection of Thomas B. Clarke [1848–1931], New York, NY ;
1883 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1982 Brandywine River Museum, P. O. Box 141, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317  (Accession #82.18)
1982 Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, “Sale Chris-5165”, September 30.
1899 American Art Association [1883-1964], New York, NY, “Private art collection of Thomas B. Clarke New York to be sold at absolute public sale on the evenings of February 14, 15, 16, and 17 at Chickering Hall Fifthe Ave. and Eighteenth St. and on the afternoons of February 15, 16, 17, and 18 at the American Art Galleries Madison Square South”  February 14-18.
1884 Paint & Clay Club, Boston, MA, “Third annual exhibition of the Paint and Clay Club“, March.
1883-1884 American Art Galleries, Madison Square, New York, NY, “The private collection of paintings by exclusively American artists owned by Thomas B. Clarke of New York”, December 28, 1883 – January 12, 1884.

References/Citations:
-“Brandywine River Museum: Catalogue of the Collection, 1969-1989” Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine Conservancy, 1991, pg. 64. Illustration: “Brandywine River Museum: Catalogue of the Collection, 1969-1989” Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine Conservancy, 1991, pg. 64.
Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale Chris-5165”, September 30, 1982, lot #253, illustrated.
– American Art Association [1883-1964], New York, NY, “Catalogue of the private art collection of Thomas B. Clarke New York to be sold at absolute public sale on the evenings of February 14, 15, 16, and 17 at Chickering Hall Fifthe Ave. and Eighteenth St. and on the afternoons of February 15, 16, 17, and 18 at the American Art Galleries Madison Square South“, February 14-18, 1899, #30, not illustrated.
–  Paint & Clay Club, Boston, MA, exhibition catalog, “Third annual exhibition of the Paint and Clay Club“, March, 1884, #6, not illustrated.
–  American Art Galleries, Madison Square, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “The private collection of paintings by exclusively American artists owned by Thomas B. Clarke of New York”, December 28, 1883 – January 12, 1884, #22, not illustrated.

Related works:

ECA notes:
– We must have come across a reference to the work being called Kitchen Still Life but can not locate it.  Further citation needed.

Price history:
1982 – [unknown]  [auction] ;
1899 – $180 USD  [auction] ;

 

Document information

Digital-born document number:
ECA.2014.1965

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

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:
February 6, 2014

Last updated: March 5, 2021 at 15:17 pm

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