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Emil Carlsen : The boat house, 1888.

January 1, 1888
Emil Carlsen : The boat house, 1888.

ECA record control number: 7592

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: The boat house

Alternate work titles:
2015: The boat house  [from website]
1888: A gray day  [from exhibition catalog] [possibly]

Work date: 1888  [from front of canvas.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 15-1/2 x 19-1/2 inches | 21 x 25 inches (framed)

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘EMIL. CARLSEN. 88-‘.

Inscribed / signed back: -none-

ECA category: Waterscapes
ECA sub-category: Ships

Archives of American Art subjects:
Architecture — Boat
Architecture exterior
Architecture exterior — Domestic
Architecture exterior — Domestic — House
Landscape — Beach
Waterscape — Boat
Waterscape — California
Waterscape — California — North Pender Island

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
after 1888 Wetmore Print Collection [1969- ], Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320
after 1888 unknown
1888 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist

Exhibition history:
1888 Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA, “Twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco“, August 7 – September 15.  [possibly]

References / citations:
– Wetmore Print Collection website.  Updated ca.2012.  Accessed 2015.  http://oak.conncoll.edu/visual/campus-artworks/American%20art%20before%201945/content/_9356586993_large.html
– Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA, exhibition catalog, “Twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco“, August 7 – September 15, unnumbered, not illustrated, shown as A gray day. [possibly]

Related works:
Along the Shore, Port Washington, CA, ca.1888  [same geographic location and shoreline but different day/time]

ECA notes:

Price history:


Document information

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Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

Document license:
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Image license:
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 22, 2015

Last updated: February 27, 2018 at 19:43 pm


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