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Emil Carlsen : Still life with green apple, ca.1931.

January 1, 1931
Emil Carlsen Still Life with Green Apple c.1931

Still Life with Green Apple*, c.1931
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
oil on canvas
15-1/4 x 15-1/4 inches | 15-1/8 x 15-1/8 inches | 15 x 15 inches | Framed 25-15/16 x 26 inches

Signed: Estate stamp on stretcher verso.  ‘Estate of Florence G. Carlsen.’.

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047816

Provenance:
1995 Private collection?
1995 Sotheby’s, New York, NY
1987 Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, 120 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611 (accession #1987.16/de-accessioned 1995)
1986 Daniel J. Terra, 990 Skokie Boulevard, Northbrook IL  60062
c.1986 Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., 743 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022 (sold November 14)
1966 Estate of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [c.1900-c.1985], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son’s wife
before 1966 Estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son
1932 Luella May Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife
c.1931 Emil Carlsen, the artist

Exhibitions:
1995 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture including works from the IBM International Foundation”, May 25.

References:
– Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog (used as figure in essay only), “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen”, October 28 – December 10, 1999, page 28, 33. figure 23, illustrated: B&W, page 28.
– “Fact Sheet for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apple, c.1931” provided by Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, Chicago, IL, June 10, 1997.
– “Sale Inventory for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apple, c.1931” provided by Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, Chicago, IL, June 1, 1995.
– “Sotheby’s Post Sale Advice for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apple, c.1931” provided by Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, Chicago, IL, May 25, 1995.
– Sotheby’s New York, NY, Sale Catalog, “American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture including works from the IBM International Foundation”, May 25, 1995, Lot #93.
– “Internal Record for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apple, c.1931” provided by Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, Chicago, IL, 1987.
– “Verso Examination for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apple, c.1931” provided by Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, Chicago, IL, 1986.
– Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, Chicago, IL, “Accession Worksheet for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apple, c.1931“, 1986.
– Berry Hill Galleries, Inc., 743 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022, “Invoice for Emil Carlsen’s Still Life with Green Apples, c.1931” provided by Terra Museum of American Art and the Terra Foundation, November 14, 1986.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047816.

Notes:
– Most probably a study for “Still Life With Self-Portrait, 1931”.
– Gilt label on back attached to frame, ‘Green Apples by Emil Carlsen, N.A./1985-1932’.
– Condition Report (1986): Loose in frame; unlined; frame rubs along all edges; vertical stretcher creases along lower left side and throughout; overall crackling lower right side.  Frame: Damage along all sides; various nicks.
– Inscribed on stretcher: ‘C244 57-1 1346’, ‘1572’? illegible, ‘*RUSH…3193 Silver/*See Mario’.
– Written on frame: ‘C24457-1’, ‘*RUSH…3193 Silver/*See Mario’.

– Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, NY, Exhibition Catalog (used as figure in essay only), “Quiet Magic: The Still-Life Paintings of Emil Carlsen”, October 28 – December 10, 1999, page 28, 33. figure 23, illustrated: B&W, page 28.
…”Some favorite items appear over and over again in his paintings, such as chocolate pots (fig. 27; plates 24 and 42), a painted Chinese tea cup (plates 16, 21, 22 and 28), a time-stained porcelain bowl (fig. 23; plate 26)…”

Price:
1995 – $14,950 USD


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