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Emil Carlsen : Study for the miraculous drought, 1928.

January 1, 1928
Emil Carlsen Study for The Miraculous Drought, 1928

ECA record control number: 11273

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Study for the miraculous drought

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Work date: 1928  [from front of canvas.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on artist board
Work dimensions: 13-5/8 x 19-5/8 inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower right.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Sketch. Emil. Carlsen. 1928.’.

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:

1992 ( Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042-1747 (accession #1992.181) ) ;
ca.1981 Private collection of Phoebe C. Macbeth [1915-2001], 79 Crosslands, Kennett Square, PA  19348  (grand-daughter of William Macbeth) ;
ca.1928 Private collection of Robert Macbeth [1894-1981], New York, NY (son of William Macbeth [1851-1915]) ;
1928 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:

– 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.

Related works:
– Study for the miraculous draught, 1929.
– Study for the miraculous drought, 1928.
– The miraculous drought, 1921.

ECA notes:

Price history:
1992 – $3,000 USD (Insurance Value)


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Record birth date:
June 29, 2016

Last updated: December 9, 2017 at 12:19 pm


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