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Emil Carlsen : Still life [with brazier, silver tea and quinces], ca.1918.

January 1, 1918
Emil Carlsen : Still life [with brazier, silver tea and quinces], ca.1918.

ECA Record Control Number: 1804

Archives of American Art #: 80046281, JUL J0047833  [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Still life [with brazier, silver tea and quinces]

Alternate Work Titles:
2014: Still life [with brazier, silver tea and quinces]  [ECA added to title for clarification]
c.1918: Still life [from photo archive]

Work Date: ca.1918  [date based on color palette, technique and still life items.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 24 x 20 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Orientalia

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Ethnic — Chinese
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Dish
Still Life — Other — Orientalia
Still Life — Fruit
Still Life — Fruit — Quince

Description of Work:

2010 Private collection of [unknown] ;
2010 ( Christie’s [1766- ], 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
ca.1924 ( Saint Louis Art Museum [1881- ], One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63110-1380 ) ;
ca.1918 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2010 Christie’s, New York, NY, “Sale #2318”, May 20.
1982 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO, “Impressionism Reflected: American Art 1890-1920”, May 8 – June 27.

– Christie’s New York, Rockefeller Plaza, NY, sale catalog, “Sale #2318”, May 20, 2010, lot #129.
– U.W. Hiesinger, “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen“, New York, 1999, page 33, illustrated: b&w on page 33.
– Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO, exhibition catalog, “Impressionism Reflected: American Art 1890-1920”, 1982, page 2.
– “Catalogue of Paintings, Saint Louis, Missouri”, City Art Museum of Saint Louis, City Art Museum , Saint Louis, MO, 1924, pages 14-15, 107.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047833.

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Price History:
2010 – $134,500 USD


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Record Birth Date:
February 5, 2014

Last Update:
February 7, 2017


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