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Emil Carlsen : Still life with apples, ca.1908.

January 1, 1908
Emil Carlsen : Still life with apples, ca.1908.

ECA Record Control Number: 1159

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Still life with apples

Alternate Work Titles:
2011: Still life with apples  [from auction catalog]
1927: Apples  [from newspaper article]

Work Date: ca.1908  [date based on content, theme and palette]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 30 x 35 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 — Fruit
Still Life — Fruit — Apple
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
2011 ( Shannon’s [1997- ], 354 Woodmont Rd, Milford, CT 06460 ) ;
1981 ( Midwest Museum of American Art [1981- ], 429 South Main St – Elkhart, Indiana 46516 ) ;
1942 ( Millikin University [1901- ], 1184 W Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522 ) ;
1927 ( Millikin Art Institute [1901-1942], 1184 W Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522 ) ;
ca.1925 ( Newhouse Galleries [1878-1938, 1938-], St. Louis, MO ) ;
1925 ( Anderson Galleries, The [1887-1934], 489 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 ) ;
ca.1908 Private collection of William Trevor [1871?-1925?], New York, NY ;
ca.1908 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2011 Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, CT, “sale”, April 28.
1927 Millikin Art Institute, Decatur, IL, “Newhouse Gallery collection from St. Louis”, April 1 – May 1.
1925 The Anderson Galleries, New York, NY, “Paintings assembled by the late William Trevor, New York, mostly by eminent American artists“, December 10.

References/Citations:
– Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, CT, sale catalog, “sale”, April 28, 2011, lot #25.
– The Decatur Herald, Decatur, IL, “Newhouse art exhibit ends“, May 1, 1927, Sunday, page 2, illustrated: b&w.
– Decatur Evening Herald, Decatur, IL, “Institute buys $1,000 painting“, Friday, April 29, 1927, page 11, not illustrated.
– The Anderson Galleries, New York, NY, sale catalog, “Paintings assembled by the late William Trevor, New York, mostly by eminent American artists“, December 10, 1925, lot #77, not illustrated.

Related Works:
Still life [with oranges and pot], 1908.

ECA Notes:

– The Decatur Herald, Decatur, IL, “Newhouse art exhibit ends“, May 1, 1927, Sunday, page 2, illustrated: b&w.
…”Emil Carlsen’s “Apples,” a still life which has been purchased by the Institute to become a permanent part of the local collection, has attracted much attention also”…
CAPTION: “This painting by the Danish artist, Emil Carlsen, who now lives in New York city, was purchased last Wednesday by the Decatur Art Institute. The large canvas, “Apples,” is 30 x 35-1/2 inches, and is parined in middle tones, universally known artist. The painting has been in display in the Newhouse Gallery collection from St. Louis since the first of the month.”

– The Anderson Galleries, New York, NY, Sale Catalog, “Paintings assembled by the late William Trevor, New York, mostly by eminent American artists“, December 10, 1925, lot #77, not illustrated.
“A quantity of green, yellow and orange tinted apples on a table with a copper vessel against a dark background.”

Price History:
2011 – unsold
1927 – $1,000 USD (retail)
1925 – $135 USD (auction – $1,845.72 in 2016)

 

Document Information

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Digital-born Document Number:
ECA.2014.1159

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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 5, 2014

Last Update:
March 22, 2017

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