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
Location: At lower left.
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 .
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.
– Study in Grey, 1906 [same still life items and similar technique and palette]
2006 – $108,000 USD
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Record Birth Date:
January 27, 2014
December 28, 2016