Emil Carlsen : Still life with fruit, 1883.
ECA record control number: 1222
Archives of American Art #: 63001663
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Still life with fruit
Alternate work titles:
2017: Still life with fruit [from auction catalog]
2014: Still life with gourds and pitcher [ECA altered title to remove ampersand and substitute for the word ‘and’]
1981: Still life with gourds & pitcher [from auction catalog & AAA listing]
Work date: 1883 [date from earlier auction list this work as 1866 but it makes more sense it was 1883 or 1886 based on the signature]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 25 x 30 inches
Location: At lower right.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.
Marking Type: Signature in paint.
Location: At lower right verso.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen’.
Description of work:
2017 Private collection of [unknown], PA, returned to owner unsold ;
2017 ( Swann Galleries [1941- ], 104 E 25th St #6, New York, NY 10010 ) ;
1981 Private collection of [unknown], PA ;
1981 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
after 1883 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1883 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
2017 Swann Galleries, New York, NY, “American art – sale #2452”, June 10-14.
1981 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “Sale”, June 19.
– Swann Galleries, New York, NY, “American art – sale #2452”, June 10-14, 2017, lot #27.
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale – #4650M”, June 19, 1981, lot 213, illustrated: b&w.
– It is unclear how the 1981 listing for the work came up with a definitive date of 1866. Normally works from 1866 would have been signed with a different version of his name.
2017 – unsold. [auction]
1981 – [unknown]
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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:
January 26, 2014
May 29, 2017