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Emil Carlsen : Study in grey and black, ca.1907.

January 1, 1907
Emil Carlsen Study in Grey and Black, ca.1907

ECA Record Control Number: 1303

Archives of American Art #: 12000039  [Archives of American Art]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Study in Grey and Black

Alternate Work Titles:
2016: Study in Grey and Black  [assigned by ECA back to original name to help clarification]
2006: Still life with Kettle and Jug  [from online auction catalog]
1909: Still Life  [from illustrated magazine]
1908: Study in Grey and Black  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: ca.1907  [dated based on exhibition date and same items and technique used in known dated painting]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas tacked over board
Work Dimensions: 20 x 24 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ?

Verso: unknown.

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Grey

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Cookware

Description of Work:

2006 Private collection of Vincent J Griski [ca.1964- ] and Cameron W Knight [1961- ], 3307 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 ;
2006 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
1909 ( Art Institute of Chicago [1879- ], 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603 ) ;
ca.1907 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
2008 Godel & Co., New York, NY, “American Still-Life Painting of the Nineteenth Century“, April 14 – June 6.
2006  Christie’s Auction House, New York, NY, “Sale #1665”, May 25.
1916 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, “Contemporary Swedish Exhibition from the Panama-Pacific Exposition”, date?, Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI, date?.
1908 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Twenty-First Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Sculpture by American Artists”, October 20 – November 29.
1908 Saint Botolph Club, Boston, MA, “Paintings by Emil Carlsen“, January 6-24.

– Godel & Co., New York, NY, “American Still-Life Painting of the Nineteenth Century“, April 14 – June 6, 2008, illustration: color on page 70, shown as Still Life with Kettle and Jug.
– Christie’s Auction House, New York, NY.  Auction Catalog, “Sale #1665”, May 25, 2006, lot #5.
Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection by the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1961.
– First Steps in the Enjoyment of Pictures by Maude I. G. Oliver, H. Holt and Company, New York, NY, 1920, page 65 & 131, illustrated: b&w on page 131.
– Bulletin of the Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI, May, 1916, Volume 10, Number 9, pages 8-12, illustrated: b&w on page 10.
Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, January, 1909, Volume 2, Number 3, Illustrated: b&w, page 47.
– Saint Botolph Club, Boston, MA, Exhibition Catalog, “Paintings by Emil Carlsen“, January 6-24, 1908, #1, not illustrated.

Related Works:
– Study in Grey, 1906  [same still life items and similar technique and palette]

ECA Notes:

Price History:
2006 – $108,000 USD


Document Information

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The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record Birth Date:
January 27, 2014

Last Update:
December 28, 2016

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