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Emil Carlsen : Still-life with mallard duck and barrel, ca.1898.

January 1, 1898
Emil Carlsen : Still-life with mallard duck and barrel, ca.1898.


ECA record control number: 26414

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still-life with mallard duck and barrel  [ECA name]

Alternate work titles: Still-life with mallard duck and barrel  [ECA name]

Work date: ca.1898 [based on pencil writing on verso of canvas (not in the artist’s hand)]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 36-3/4 x 50-3/4 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Marking type: Pencil handwritten script.
Location: Center canvas verso.
Text: ‘Given to / Miriam Bell?‘ and ‘Property of / Bob? Levin? or Lavin?’.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Game

Archives of American Art subjects:
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Duck
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2019 Private collection of Patrick Gilligan [b.1946- ] & Shelley Gilligan [b.1948- ], San Francisco, CA ;
2019 ( Bonhams [1793- ], 580 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022 ) ;
after ca.1898 Private collection of [unknown], San Francisco, CA ;
after ca.1898 ( [unknown art dealer], San Francisco, CA ) ;
ca.1898 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2019 Bonhams [1793- ], New York, NY, “sale”, November 19.

References / citations:
Bonhams [1793- ], New York, NY, online auction catalog, “American art”, November 19, 2019, lot #41, illustrated : color.

Related works:
Still life with swan [not a swan but a mallard duck], 1894.
Still life (no.57), ca.1894

ECA notes:

Price history:
2019 – $9,450 USD  [auction]


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The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
July 16, 2019

Last updated: February 10, 2021 at 19:18 pm

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Publication Subtitle: World's Largest Visual Reference Dedicated to the Preservation of the Work of Danish-American Impressionist/Realist Painter, Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
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