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Emil Carlsen : The old mill, ca.1907.

January 1, 1907
Emil Carlsen The old mill, ca.1907

ECA Record Control Number: 19573

Archives of American Art #: 49520021

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: The old mill

Alternate Work Titles:
The old mill

Work Date: ca.1907  [date based on style and palette]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 20 x 24 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Landscape
ECA Sub-Category: Cityscape

Archives of American Art Subjects:

Description of Work:
“Distant view of a hill overlooking a clump of buildings.  A windmill stands almost alone and erect on the hill. Pale blues and sea greens make up the almost empty and unvaried sky, one white dot may be the moon. The buildings are masses of rusty reds.”

1929 ( Parthenon in Nashville [1897- ], 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, Bequest of James M. Cowan [1858-1930]  (Accession #29.1.12) ) ;
ca.1908 Private collection of James M. Cowan [1858-1930], Nashville, TN ;
ca.1908 ( Bauer-Folsom Galleries [1908-1921] | Folsom Galleries [1908-1921], 396 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 11215 ) ;  [needs confirmation from sales info]
ca. 1907 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1987-1988 Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID, 1987; Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL, 1987; Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA,1987; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah,WI, 1988; Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL, 1988; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, 1988.

The Cowan Collection Catalogue, 1982, page 34.

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Record Birth Date:
March 2, 2017

Last Update:
March 2, 2017


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