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Emil Carlsen Still life [with oranges and pot], 1908.

January 1, 1908
Still life [with oranges and pot], 1908

ECA Record Control Number: 1213

Archives of American Art #: 49520034

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Still life [with oranges and pot]  

Alternate Work Titles:
2017: Still life [with oranges and pot]  [ECA added to the title for clarification]
2014: Still life [from article mention]

Work Date: 1908  [date from magazine article]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil
Work Dimensions: 22-1/2 x 25-1/2 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still life
ECA Sub-Category: General

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

Description of Work:
“Two warm orange and yellow peaches, one in front of the other, sit next to a copper cup. Light shines from the left, highlighting one side of each of the objects.”

1929 ( Parthenon in Nashville [1897- ], 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203,  Bequest of James M. Cowan [1858-1930]   (Accession #29.1.21) ) ;
ca.1908 Private collection of James M. Cowan [1858-1930], Nashville, TN ;
ca.1908 ( Bauer-Folsom Galleries [1908-1921] | Folsom Galleries [1908-1921], 396 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 11215 ) ;  [needs cross confirmation from sales info]
1908 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1987-1988 Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID, 1987; Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL, 1987; Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA,1987; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah,WI, 1988; Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL, 1988; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, 1988.

The Cowan Collection Catalogue, 1982, page 34.
– The Magazine Antiques, New York, NY, November, 1980, illustrated: color on page 994.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:
– Museum confirmed ownership with ECA via email February 21, 2017.

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Record Birth Date:
February 2, 2014

Last Update:
February 18, 2017


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