Emil Carlsen : The Constitution, 1881.
ECA record control number: 7854
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: The Constitution
Alternate work titles:
1977 : The Constitution [from exhibition catalog]
Work date: 1881 [from artist’s son notes]
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 16 x 20 inches
Inscribed / signed front: Unknown.
Description of work:
Provenance / ownership:
1920 Private collection of [unknown] Russell [?-?], Boston?, MA? ;
1920 ( Plaza auctions?, New York, NY ) ;
1881 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
1977 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, “Pere et fils: Art of Emil and Dines Carlsen“, August 20 – October 23.
1920 Plaza auctions?, New York, NY, “Auction”, February 6.
References / citations:
– Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, exhibition catalog, “Pere et fils: Art of Emil and Dines Carlsen“, August 20 – October 23, 1977, #14, not illustrated.
– “Archive of Works by Emil Carlsen Compiled by Dines Carlsen”, 24 pages, hand-drawn sketches and notes probably by Dines, provided by Linda Hay, c1960, page 1.
– American Art Annual, New York, NY, “Auction sales”, 1920, volume 67, page ?, not illustrated.
– Painted in Boston, MA in 1881 for the retirement of the ship “The Constitution” in 1881.
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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.
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Record birth date:
January 5, 2015
Last updated: September 4, 2018 at 12:06 pm