Emil Carlsen : Still life [with mallard duck and urn], 1891.
ECA Record Control Number: 2296
Archives of American Art #: 71060768
Record Level: Item
Record Type: Movable Work
Work Title: Still Life [with mallard duck and urn]
Alternate Work Titles:
2017: Still Life [with mallard duck and urn] [ECA added to title to help differentiate]
2014: Still Life [from museum website]
Work Date: 1891 [date from front of canvas]
Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 33 x 33 inches
Location: At lower left.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 91.’.
Description of Work:
“This is an oil painting on canvas of a still life composition that includes a metal urn and a deceased Mallard duck.” [MOCA website]
1974 ( Oakland Museum of California [1969- ], 1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607 (Accession #A57.41.1) ) ;
1945 Private collection of Paul Wormser [1892-1953] and Amy Josephine (Klauber) Wormer [1903-1988], San Francisco, CA ;
1891 Private collection of Arthur Frank Mathews [1860-1945] and Lucia (Kleinhans) Mathews [1870-1955], San Francisco, CA, shared an art studio with Carlsen ;
1891 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
1979 California State College, Bakersfield, CA, “exhibition”, unknown dates.
1974 Transamerica Pyramid Lobby, San Francisco, CA, “Romantic Painting by San Francisco Artists Before and After the Turn of the Century from the Collection of the Oakland Museum”, May 13 – June 28.
– Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, Collection website
– Cut from its frame so that it could be saved from the SF 1906 fire. The painting was remounted and used by Arthur Mathews in his re-decoration of the Wormser home at 55 5th Ave., SF.
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Digital Document Provenance:
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:
February 11, 2014
February 18, 2017