Emil Carlsen : Still life with fowl and copper pot, 1885.
ECA Record Control Number: 2183
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record Level: Item
Record Type: Movable Work
Work Title: Still Life with Fowl and Copper Pot
Alternate Work Titles:
2008: Still Life with Fowl and Copper Pot [from auction catalog]
Work Date: 1885 [date based on date of final work which is dated 1885. The dedication was 2 years after in 1887 and scratched into the dry paint, a practice that Carlsen would do when giving gifts to friends.]
Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 17 x 33 inches
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes but is the dedication date and not the date it was painted.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.
Location: Inscribed at upper left.
Text: ‘To My friend Van Boskerck, NY 87’.
Note: The dedication was scratched into the dry paint two years later by Carlsen and given as a gift to his friend and fellow artist Robert Ward Van Boskerck [1855-1932] in 1887.
Description of Work:
2008 Private collection of William Eric Indursky [1969- ], New York, NY
2008 ( Shannon’s [1997- ], 354 Woodmont Rd, Milford, CT 06460 ) ;
ca.1936 Private collection of [unknown [ca.1910-2008]] ;
1933 Estate of Robert Ward Van Boskerck [1855-1932], administered by his sister, Harriet Van Boskerck [1849-1936], Hackensack, NJ
1887 Private collection of Robert Ward Van Boskerck [1855-1932], New York, NY and NJ, Gift of Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist ;
1885 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2008 Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, CT, “sale”, October 23.
– Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, CT, Sale Catalog, “sale”, October 23, 2008, lot #185.
– Still Life With Poultry, 1885
– This was a study for a larger work Still Life With Poultry, 1885.
2008 – $1,560 USD
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Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.
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Record Birth Date:
February 9, 2014
January 31, 2017