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Emil Carlsen : The philosopher, 1883.

January 1, 1883
Emil Carlsen : The philosopher, 1883.
Emil Carlsen : The philosopher, 1883.

Emil Carlsen : The philosopher, 1883.

 

ECA record control number: 1951

Archives of American Art #: 82190708

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: The philosopher

Alternate work titles:
2017 : The philosopher  [from canvas verso – with corrected spelling]
2013 : Still life of owl and a book  [from online auction catalog]
2007 : Owl with an open book  [from online auction catalog]
1999 : The philosopher [from online auction catalog]
1883 : The philosopher  [from canvas verso – with corrected spelling]

Work date: 1883  [date from front of canvas]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 12 x 10 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen 83’.

Verso:
Marking type: Handwritten title, painter, location, and date of the work.
Location: On painting canvas verso.
Text: ‘The Philosofer [sic] | Still Life | painted by | Emil Carlsen | Boston | 1883′.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: game

Archives of American Art subjects:
Animal
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Owl
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2013 Private collection of [withheld], Austin, TX ;
2013 ( Eldred’s [ca.1958- ], PO Box 796, 1483 Route 6 A, East Dennis, MA 02641 ) ;
2007 Private collection of [unknown] ;
2007 ( Doyle Auctions [1962- ], 175 E 87th St, New York, NY 10128 ) ;
1999 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1999 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ;
ca.1950 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1950 ( Porter’s Antiques, Beverly, MA ) ;
after 1883 Private collection of [unknown], Boston, MA [likely] ;
1883 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2013 Eldred’s [ca.1958- ], East Dennis, MA, “Auction”, November 21-23.
2007 Doyle Auctions [1962- ], New York, NY, “Auction”, November 28.
1999 Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, “Auction”, March 11.

References / citations:
Eldred’s [ca.1958- ], East Dennis, MA, online auction catalog, “Auction”, November 21-23, 2013, lot #1391, illustrated : color.
Doyle Auctions [1962- ], New York, NY, online auction catalog, “Auction”, November 28, 2007, lot #2427, illustrated : color.
Sotheby’s [1744- ], New York, NY, online auction catalog, “Auction”, March 11, lot #23, illustrated : b&w.

Related works:
– Emil Carlsen : A student, 1883.  [variation of the composition with a cup]

ECA notes:

Price history:
2013 – $2,178 USD  [auction]
2007 – $7,500 USD  [auction]
1999 – $4,600 USD  [auction]

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://emilcarlsen.org/work/?p=1951

Digital-born document number:
ECA.2014.1951

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:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

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:
February 4, 2014

Last updated: April 17, 2019 at 19:54 pm


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Digital-born Publication Title: Emil Carlsen Archives
Publication Subtitle: World's Largest Visual Reference Dedicated to the Preservation of the Work of Danish-American Impressionist/Realist Painter, Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Library of Congress Subject Authority Heading: Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932
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