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Emil Carlsen : Still life with swan, 1894.

January 1, 1894
Emil Carlsen : Still life with swan, 1894.

ECA record control number: 2117

Archives of American Art #: 6151A531

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Still life with swan

Alternate work titles:
Still life with swan

Work date: 1894  [date from the front of canvas.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 35-1/4 x 57-1/4 inches | 38 x 57 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA category: Still life
ECA sub-category: Game

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Swan
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird

Description of work:

1980 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1980 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
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 ;
1926 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
1980 Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY,  “Sale #4365”, April 25.
1932 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, “Exhibition”, [unknown date].

Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, sale catalog. “Sale #4365”,  April 25, 1980, lot #66, illustrated.
– “Archive of works by Emil Carlsen compiled by Dines Carlsen”, 24 pages, hand-drawn sketches and notes probably by Dines, provided by Linda Hay, ca.1930s, illustrated: b&w, page 14.

Related works:
Fallen prey, 1894.  [same composition but in watercolor.]

ECA notes:
– Painted in New York, NY in 1894.

Price history:
1980 – [unknown]  [auction]


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February 7, 2014

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