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Emil Carlsen : Surf breaking on rocks, ca.1912.

January 1, 1912
Emil Carlsen Surf breaking on rocks, ca.1912.

ECA Record Control Number: 3709

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Surf breaking on rocks

Alternate Work Titles:

Work Date: ca.1912

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 26-3/4 x 36 | 27 x 36 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front: Unsigned.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Waterscape
ECA Sub-Category: Surf

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Landscape — Rocks
Waterscape — Sea

Description of Work:

1993 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1993 ( Doyle Auctions [1962- ], 175 E 87th St, New York, NY 10128 ) ;
1987 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1987 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
after 1912 Private collection of [unknown] ;
ca.1912  Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1993 Doyle, New York, NY, “sale”, May 5.
1987 Christie’s, New York, NY, “sale”, May 29.

– Doyle, New York, NY, sale catalog, “sale”, May 5, 1993, lot #24.
– Christie’s, New York, NY, sale catalog, “sale”, May 29, 1987, lot #152.

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ECA Notes:

Price History:
1993 – $7,000 USD  [auction]
1987 – $7,700 USD  [auction]


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Record Birth Date:
August 19, 2014

Last Update:
April 28, 2017



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