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Emil Carlsen : Still life with oriental doll, ca.1889.

January 1, 1889
Emil Carlsen : Still life with oriental doll, ca.1889.

ECA record control number: 1231

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still life with oriental doll

Alternate work titles:
1993: Still life with oriental doll  [from auction catalog]

Work date: ca.1889  [date based on China doll used in a dated work from 1889.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 9 x 7 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA category: Still life
ECA sub-category: Orientalia

Archives of American Art subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Orientalia
Ethnic — Chinese

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
1993 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1993 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
ca.1885 Private collection of [unknown] ;
ca.1885 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1993 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “sale”, September 9.

References / citations:
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, sale catalog, “sale”, September 9, 1993, lot #268.

Related works:
– Still life: chrysanthemums, 1885  [composition uses same vase]

ECA notes:

Price history:
1993 – $2,415 USD


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Record birth date:
January 26, 2014

Last updated: January 16, 2018 at 17:14 pm


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