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Emil Carlsen : Still-life with dual swans, 1886.

January 1, 1886
Emil Carlsen : Still-life with dual swans, 1886.


Emil Carlsen : Still-life with dual swans, 1886.

Emil Carlsen : Still-life with dual swans, 1886.

ECA record control number: 24362

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still-life with dual swans

Alternate work titles:
2017 : Still-life with dual swans  [name assigned by ECA]

Work date: 1886  [from front of canvas]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 31 x 71 inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emile. Carlsen. 1886. / S. Emile Carls[en is faded].‘.

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Game

Archives of American Art subjects:
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Swan
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird

Description of work:

ca.2000s Private collection of Claudia Edwina Simon [1951- ], Andover, MA, (daughter) by descent ;
1973 Private collection of Edwina Maria (Mansfield) Simon [1925- ], (daughter) by descent ;
1929 Private collection of Kenneth Mansfield [1887-1973] & Edwinn “Edwina” Magna (Bellows) Mansfield [1890-1959], Scituate, MA, (son) by descent ;
ca.1886 Private collection of Edward Austin (Trowbridge) Mansfield [1861-1929] & Ella Verona (Scates) Mansfield [1866-1906], Quincy, MA [may have possibly been purchased by Edward’s mother, Catherine, as a wedding present (the two swans together forever may also suggest a wedding gift) but, may have been purchased by a young Edward in his late 20s (Edward’s parents: Thomas Trowbridge Mansfield [1839-1876] & Catherine Robinson (Hurlbut) Trowbridge Mansfield [1837-1901], Meriden, CT | New Haven, CT)] ;
1886 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist.  [Boston]

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ECA notes:
– Originally sent by the current owner via email with pictures and story of the provenance email id #B03B277B-2D7A-4927-B06E-EF3B0484E594@comcast.net on October 25, 2017.

Price history:
1999 – $15,000 USD  [insurance value]


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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:
October 26, 2017

Last updated: March 16, 2019 at 3:25 am


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