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Emil Carlsen : Still life with onions, ca.1886.

January 1, 1886
Emil Carlsen : Still life with onions, ca.1886.

ECA record control number: 10103

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still life with onions, ca.1886

Alternate work titles:
2015 : Still life with onions, ca.1886
ca.1886 : Spring onions  [possibly based on catalog entry]

Work date: ca.1886  [based on technique and palette as well as a possible citation in an exhibition catalog]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 24 x 20 inches

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

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Kitchen still-life

Archives of American Art subjects:
Object
Object — Vegetable
Object — Vegetable — Onion
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Cookware
Still Life — Vegetable
Still Life — Vegetable — Onion

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2015 Private collection of [unknown], AL  [returned to owner] ;
2015 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
ca.1898 Private collection of [unknown], AL ;
ca.1898 Private estate of Thomas Wiltberger Evans [1823-1897], Paris | Philadelphia ;
ca.1886 Private collection of Thomas Wiltberger Evans [1823-1897], Paris | Philadelphia ;
ca.1886 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2015 Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, Sale 3773, “Sale #3773 – Living with art”, October 7-8.
1886 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], San Francisco, CA, “Spring exhibition”, April 27 – May 22.  [possibly, would need further proof to confirm]

References / citations:
– Christie’s, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Sale #3773 – Living with art”, October 7-8, 2015, lot #169, illustrated : color.
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], San Francisco, CA, “Spring exhibition”, April 27 – May 22., as Spring onions (#42), not illustrated.  [possibly, would need further proof to confirm]

Related works:

ECA notes:
– 2015: The canvas is unlined. Minor surface soiling. Stretcher bar marks are visible. Scattered surface abrasions along the lower left edge. Unobtrusive craquelure scattered throughout the canvas. Areas of wear, abrasion and minor losses to the pigment along the extreme edges. When examined under UV, there are no outright signs of restoration or repair.

Price history:
2015 – $7,000-$9,000 USD.  [Auction estimate]

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://emilcarlsen.org/work/?p=10103

Digital-born document number:
ECA.2015.10103

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

Image license:
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:
September 25, 2015

Last updated: February 21, 2018 at 16:42 pm


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