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Emil Carlsen : Still life with self-portrait, 1931.

December 1, 1931
Emil Carlsen : Still life with self-portrait, 1931.

ECA Record Control Number: 1298

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable work

Work Title: Still life with self-portrait

Alternate Work Titles:
Still life with self-portrait

Work Date: 1931  [date from front of painting.]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on board
Work Dimensions: 15 x 15 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1931.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Grey

Archives of American Art Subjects:

Description of Work:

ca.1999 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1999 ( Owen Gallery [1986- ], [2009- ] 303 Mossy Brook Road, High Falls, NY 12440 | [2009- ] Winter Park Village, 520 N Orlando Ave #105, Winter Park, FL 32789 | [at least 2000-2009] 19th East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021 | [1994] 762 Madison Avenue at 65th Street, NY, NY 10021 ) ;
1999 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York , NY 10021 ) ;
1983 Private collection of Frederick Robinson Koch [1931- ], New York, NY ;
1983 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
ca.1975 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1975 Estate of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
1966 Private collection of Florence B. G. S. Carlsen [1903-1974], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s daughter-in-law ;
before 1966 Estate of Dines Carlsen [1901-1966], Falls Village, CT, the artist’s son ;
1932 Private collection of Luella May (Ruby) Carlsen [c.1869-before 1966], New York, NY, the artist’s wife ;
1931 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1999 Sotheby’s New York, NY, “sale”, May 27.
1983 Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY, “sale”, December 8.

– Sotheby’s New York, NY, sale catalog, “sale”, May 27, 1999, lot #93.
– Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY, sale catalog, “sale”, December 8, 1983, lot #189.
– “Archive of Works by Emil Carlsen Compiled by Dines Carlsen”, 24 pages, hand-drawn sketches and notes probably by Dines, provided by Linda Hay, c1960, illustrated: B&W, page 7, #18.

Related Works:

ECA Notes:
– Painted in Falls Village, CT in 1931.

Price History:
1999 – $68,500 USD
1983 – $20,000-$30,000 USD (estimated)


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Record Birth Date:
January 27, 2014

Last Update:
January 23, 2017

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