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Emil Carlsen : Still life [with goose], 1889.

January 1, 1889
Emil Carlsen : Still life with goose, 1889.

ECA Record control number: 2202

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still life [with goose]

Alternate work titles:
2014: Still life [with goose]  [ECA assigned for clarification]
1903: Still life  [from exhibition catalog]

Work date: 1889

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: ? x ? inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘EMIL CARLSEN [date illegible]’.

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Still life
ECA sub-category: Game

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

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
ca.1930s Private collection of [unknown], (possibly Ruth Zeile, by descent, possibly moved to the East Coast] [based on notes from the family sent directly to the ECA, September 6, 2018] ;
ca.1920s-ca.1930s Private collection of [unknown], (possibly by descent) ;
ca.1910 Private collection of John Zeile [?-?], San Francisco, CA, by descent (based on images of John Zeile home interiors which include the painting) ;
ca.1903 Private collection of Frederick W. Zeile [1856-1910], San Francisco, CA ;
1903 ( San Francisco Art Association [1871-1920] | California School of Design [1873-1905] | Mark Hopkins Institute of Art [1893-1906] | Palace of Fine Arts [1915-1945] | The Western Round Table on Modern Art [1949] | San Francisco Art Institute [1911-1978] | San Francisco Museum of Art [1921-1970] ) ;
1889 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1905 San Francisco Art Association, Mark Hopkins Institute of Art, San Francisco, CA, “Annual exhibition“, [unknown date].
1903 The San Francisco Art Association, Mark Hopkins Institute of Art, San Francisco, CA, “Exhibition“, x?-x?

– Contacted by descendant of Frederick W. Zeile, William John Zeile via email to the ECA id#<06984C7C-61B2-4C60-822E-8ED48C66CE69@aol.com> on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 12:52PM, corrected information on collector Frederick Zeile and information on possible location of this painting.
– Philopolis, San Francisco, CA, “The Making of a Good Citizen“, July 25, 1909, volume 3, number 10, illustrated: b&w on page 223.
– San Francisco Art Association, Mark Hopkins Institute of Art, San Francisco, CA, “Annual exhibition“, [unknown date], 1905, #25, not illustrated.
– San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco, CA, Exhibition Catalog, “Exhibition“, 1903, #25, shown as “Still Life”, not illustrated.

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Record Birth Date:
November 13, 2014

Last updated: September 6, 2018 at 13:06 pm


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