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Emil Carlsen : Still life with entombment wood carving, 1919.

January 1, 1919
Emil Carlsen : Still life with entombment wood carving, 1919.

ECA record control number: 4228

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047784  [digital photo archive]

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still life with entombment wood carving

Alternate work titles:
Still life with entombment wood carving
Carved panel

Decent from the cross

Work date: 1919  [date from front of canvas.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 38 x 34 inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1919.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: Orientalia

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Object
Object — Flower
Religion
Religion — New Testament
Religion — New Testament — Christ
Still Life
Still Life — Flower
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
1927 ( Hermitage Museum and Gardens [1937- ], 7637 N Shore Rd, Norfolk, VA 23505, gift of Florence Sloane [1873-1953]  (Accession #27-G-5) ) ;
1927 Private collection of Florence Sloane [1873-1953], Norfolk, VA ;
1927 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY | Fifth Avenue at 51st Street, New York, NY | 55 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1923 Emil Carlsen [1846-1932], returned to the artist ;
1923 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
1919 Emil Carlsen [1846-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2016 Hermitage Museum and Gardens, Norfolk, VA, “On permanent display”.
1958 The Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, “Memorial exhibition of Emil Carlsen, N. A. 1853-1932“, January 14-25.
1927 The Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, “Exhibition of paintings and sculpture contributed by artist members of the galleries”, June 1 – September 30
1923 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “36th annual exhibition of American paintings and sculpture“, November 1 – December 9.
1919-1920 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, “Seventh exhibition oil paintings by contemporary American artists“, December 21, 1919 – January 25, 1920.

References/Citations:
– The Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Memorial exhibition of Emil Carlsen, N. A. 1853-1932“, January 14-25, 1958, #22, not illustrated.
– The Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of paintings and sculpture contributed by artist members of the galleries”, June 1 – September 30, 1927, illustrated: b&w.
– The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, exhibition catalog, “36th annual exhibition of American paintings and sculpture“, November 1 – December 9, 1923, #43, not illustrated.
– Pittsburgh Daily Post, Pittsburgh, PA, “Carlsen has exhibition“, Sunday, July 1, 1923, page 56, illustrated: b&w.
– The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, exhibition catalog, “Seventh exhibition oil paintings by contemporary American artists“, December 21, 1919 – January 25, 1920, #114, illustrated: b&w.
– Note from Mr. John O’Conner, Carnegie Institute Business Manager to The Art Institute of Chicago Director, Robert B. Harshe, American Art Archives, Box 188, Folder 1.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047784.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:

 

Carved Panel

Carved Panel

– Image of the painting as a sketch from Emil Carlsen to Museum directors, American Art Archives, Carnegie Institute Collection, Box 188, Folder 1, pg 94.
– EmilCarlsen.org contacted the Hermiage Museum and Gardens directly after seeing an image from the collection on a art prints website.

Price History:
1927 – $3,400 USD
1923 – $5,250 USD

 

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Digital-born Document Number:
ECA.2016.4228

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:
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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:
August 14, 2016

Last updated: July 25, 2017 at 15:42 pm


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