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Emil Carlsen : The old sycamore, ca.1912.

January 1, 1912
Emil Carlsen : The old sycamore, ca.1912.

ECA Record Control Number: 5313

Archives of American Art #: 87230434, JUL J0047767  [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: The old sycamore

Alternate Work Titles:
2014: The old sycamore  [ECA changed back to original name for clarification]
1995: Old sycamore  [from auction catalog]
1922: Portrait of a tree  [from magazine article]
1915: The old sycamore  [from magazine article]
1915: The old sycamore  [from exhibition catalog]
1915: The old sycamore  [from exhibition catalog]
1914: The old sycamore  [from exhibition catalog]
1912: Old sycamore  [from exhibition catalog]
1912: The old sycamore  [from exhibition catalog]
1912: The old sycamore [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: ca.1912  [date based on first known exhibition date]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 32 x 36 inches

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

Verso: unknown

ECA Category: Landscape
ECA Sub-Category: Trees

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Landscape
Landscape — Connecticut
Landscape — Tree

Description of Work:

Provenance/Ownership:
1995 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1995 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 ) ;
1969 Private collection of Mrs. B. Caron [might be Caroline (Mrs. B. Caron) Beaudry, Canada] ;
1952 [unknown auction? – unsold?] ;
ca.1952 M Knoedler & Co [1846-2011], [2011-1970] 19 East 70th Street, New York, NY | 14 East 57th Street, New York, NY | 556 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1911] Fifth Avenue & 34th Street, New York, NY | [1897] Pittsburgh | [1908] London  | [1895] Paris ) ;
1944 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY | Fifth Avenue at 51st Street, New York, NY | 55 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1944 ( M Knoedler & Co [1846-2011], [2011-1970] 19 East 70th Street, New York, NY | 14 East 57th Street, New York, NY | 556 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1911] Fifth Avenue & 34th Street, New York, NY | [1897] Pittsburgh | [1908] London  | [1895] Paris ) ;
ca.1941 ( Leo Elwyn & Company [1920-1954], [1938] 23 West 55 Street, New York, NY 10019 | [1921] 53 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10020, through B J Brotman, co-owner ) ;
ca. 1916 Private collection of Horatio S Rubens [1869-1941] & Frances Cleveland Rubens [1886-1941], New York, NY ;
1916 ( M Knoedler & Co [1846-2011], [2011-1970] 19 East 70th Street, New York, NY | 14 East 57th Street, New York, NY | 556 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1911] Fifth Avenue & 34th Street, New York, NY | [1897] Pittsburgh | [1908] London  | [1895] Paris ) ;
1912 ( Macbeth Gallery, The [1892-1953], [1935-1953] 11 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1924-1934] 15 East Fifty-seventh Street | [1906-1923] 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY | [1892-1905] 237 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
1912 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1995 Sothebys, New York, NY, “sale”, November 29.
1916 M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, “Ninth annual summer exhibition of paintings by American artists”, Summer, 1916.
1915 City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, “10th annual exhibition of selected paintings by American artists“, September 12 – October 24.
1915 Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI, “First annual exhibition of selected paintings by American artists”, April 9 – May 31.
1915 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, “One hundred and tenth annual exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts“, February 7 – March 28.
1914 National Academy of Design, New York, NY, “Winter exhibition“, December 19, 1914 – January 17, 1915.
1912 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “25th annual exhibition of American oil paintings and sculpture“, November 5 – December 8.
1912 Vose Gallery, Boston, MA, “The latest work of Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, April 8-20.
1912 Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen“, March 4-16.

References/Citations:
– Sothebys, New York, NY, sales catalog, “sale”, November 29, 1995, lot #5.
– M Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, “Sales book 11, stock #A3851” provided by the Getty, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1969, page 16, row 23, not illustrated.
– M Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, “Commission book 5B, stock #6083” provided by the Getty, Los Angeles, CA, April 3,1961, page 82, row 12, not illustrated.
– M Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, “Sales book 10, stock #A3851” provided by the Getty, Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1952, page 37, row 49, not illustrated.
– M Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, “Sales book 9, stock #A3851” provided by the Getty, Los Angeles, CA, March 24, 1948, page 166, row 3, not illustrated.
– M Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, “Sales book 9, Stock #A2808” provided by the Getty, Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 1944, page 70, row 48, not illustrated.
– The International Studio, “Emil Carlsen – painter, teacher” by F. Newlin Price, July, 1922, volume 75, number 302, page 300-308, illustrated: b&w on page 307.
– Scribner’s Magazine, New York, NY, “The field of art: Emil Carlsen” by Eliot Clark, December, 1919, page 767-770, illustrated: b&w on page 770.
– M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Ninth annual summer exhibition of paintings by American artists”, Summer, 1916, #38, not illustrated.
– City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, exhibition catalog, “10th annual exhibition of selected paintings by American artists“, September 12 – October 24, 1915, #28, illustrated: b&w on page 18.
– Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI, exhibition catalog, “First annual exhibition of selected paintings by American artists”, April 9 – May 31, 1915, #123.
– Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, exhibition catalog, “One hundred and tenth annual exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts“, February 7 – March 28, 1915, #372, not illustrated.
– National Academy of Design, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Winter exhibition“, December 19, 1914 – January 17, 1915, #302, not illustrated.
– Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, exhibition catalog, “25th annual exhibition of American oil paintings and sculpture“, November 5 – December 8, 1912, #39, not illustrated.
– Vose Gallery, Boston, MA, exhibition catalog, “The latest work of Emil Carlsen, N.A.“, April 8-20, 1912, #18, not illustrated.
– The Macbeth Gallery, 450 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen“, March 4-16, 1912, #1, not illustrated.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047767.

Related Works:
Weir’s tree, ca.1915.

ECA Notes:
– The knoedler book has the size incorrect – so there is a small chance that this is not the correct place for this citation.

Price History:
1995 – $46,000 USD.
1916 – $1,500 USD.

 

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Record Birth Date:
August 15, 2016

Last Update:
April 4, 2017


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