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Emil Carlsen : Still life with lemons, 1881.

January 1, 1881
Emil Carlsen : Still life with lemons, 1881.

ECA Record Control Number: 1337

Archives of American Art #: 8A670005

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable work

Work Title: Still life with lemons

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Work Date: 1881  [date from front of canvas]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 25 x 30 inches | 25-1/8 x 30-1/8 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘EMIL. CARLSEN. ’81.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: Classical

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Fruit
Still Life — Fruit — Lemon
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of Work:

1988 Private collection of James L Ketelsen [ca.1930- ], Houston, TX ;
1987 ( Coe Kerr Gallery [1968-1993], 244 Madison Avenue, Suite 5440, New York, NY 10016 ) ;
1987 Private collection of James “Butch” McGrath [?-?], MA ;
ca.1980s Private collection of Barbara R. Lentz [1912-2004], Allentown/York, PA ;
ca.1960s Private collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bahssin [1928-2014], 2128 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY 10538 ;
after 1881 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1881 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1989 Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY, “American impressionism ii“, May 19 – June 23.
1985 Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, “The still life paintings of Emil Carlsen”, March 31 – May 5.
1881 Paint & Clay Club, Boston, MA, “exhibition”, December 14.

– American painters in the age of impressionism by Emily Ballew Neff and George T. M. Shackelford, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1995, no. 28, illustrated.
– Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY, “American impressionism ii“, May 19 – June 23, 1989, illustrated: color, #7.
– Coe Kerr Gallery Records. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.
– Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, exhibition catalog, “The still life paintings of Emil Carlsen”, March 31 – May 5, 1985,
– Paint & Clay Club, Boston, MA, “exhibition”, December 14, 1881, as Still life.

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Price History:
1987 – $195,000 USD.  [retail]


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