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Emil Carlsen : Study for the miraculous draught, 1929.

January 1, 1929
Emil Carlsen : Study for the miraculous draught, 1929.

ECA record control number: 24528

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Study for the miraculous draught  [ECA added to name for clarification].

Alternate work titles:
2017: Study for the miraculous draught
2017: The miraculous draught

Work date: 1929  [from museum paperwork]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 12 x 14 inches [unframed] | 20-3/4 x 22-3/4 x 3 inches [framed]

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

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Waterscape
ECA sub-category: Ship

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Architecture — Boat
Architecture — Boat — Rowboat
Religion — New Testament
Religion — New Testament — Christ
Waterscape — Boat
Waterscape — Sea

Description of work:

1967 ( Huntington Museum of Art [1952- ], 2033 McCoy Rd, Huntington, WV 25701, accession #1967.15? ) ;
1951 ( Daywood Art Gallery, Inc. [1951-1970], Lewisburg, WV ) ;
1929 Private collection of Arthur Dayton [?-?] and Ruth Wood Dayton [1874-1973], Lewisburg, WV ;
1929 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, commission by Arthur & Ruth Dayton ) ;
1929 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:

– Email sent directly to ECA by Chris Hatten, Senior Curator, Huntington Museum of Art, WV on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 3:18 PM with subject “Additional Carlsen painting at Huntington Museum of Art”, id#CY4PR2001MB178286E83630BE619729A10FC4300@CY4PR2001MB1782.namprd20.prod.outlook.com.

Related works:
Study for the miraculous drought, 1928.
Christ and the fisherman, 1927.
The miraculous drought, 1921.

ECA notes:

Price history:
1929 – [unknown]  [retail]


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December 9, 2017

Last updated: December 9, 2017 at 11:43 am


Study for The Miraculous Drought, 1928
Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Oil on artist board
13-5/8 x 19-5/8 inches

Signed: At lower right.  ‘Sketch. Emil. Carlsen. 1928.’.

Archives of American Art #: -none-

1992 Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042-1747 (accession #1992.181)
c.1981 Private collection of Mrs. Phoebe C. Macbeth [1915-2001], 79 Crosslands, Kennett Square, PA  19348  (grand-daughter of William Macbeth)
c.1928 Private collection of Robert Macbeth [1894-1981], New York, NY (son of William Macbeth)
1928 Emil Carlsen, the artist


– Pictures and information sent directly from the Montclair Art Museum via email from Alison Van Denend, Curatorial Assistant on June 29, 2016.
– Letter attached to the back of the painting addressed to Mrs. Carlsen and dated December 30, 1932.


1992 – $3,000 USD (Insurance Value)


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