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Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

January 1, 1884
Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

 

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

Emil Carlsen : The root cellar, 1884.

 

ECA record control number: 1753

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: The root cellar

Alternate work titles:
2008: The root cellar  [from auction catalog]
1988: The root cellar  [from auction catalog]
ca.1985: [unknown]

Work date: 1884  [from front of canvas]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 17 x 31 inches | 17-1/4 x 31-1/4 inches

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. Grez. 84’.

Verso: unknown.

ECA category: Still-life
ECA sub-category: Kitchen still-life

Archives of American Art subjects:
Object
Object — Vegetable
Object — Vegetable — Beet
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Vegetable

Description of work:

Provenance / ownership:
2008 Private collection of Jay Newman [ca.1950s- ] & Dr. Elissa L. Kramer, MD [ca.1950s- ], 24 West 10th Street, New York, NY | Millerton, NY ;
2008 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
1988 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1988 ( Christie’s [1766- ], Rockefeller Center, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 ) ;
1985 Private collection of the estate of [unknown]  [possibly estate of Villiers David [1906-1985], Boston, MA (English artist and lawyer) ] ;
ca.1973 Private collection of [unknown]  [possibly Private collection of Villiers David [1906-1985], Boston, MA (English artist and lawyer) ] ;
ca.1973 ( Arvest Galleries [1973-1989], 77 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 ) ;
after 1884 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1884 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2008 Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, “Sale #1972 – Fine American paintings, drawings and sculpture”, March 7.
1988 Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, “Sale #6660 – American watercolors, drawings, paintings & sculpture of the 19th & 20th century : including properties of the Hagley Museum & Library, the late Villiers David, Esq., the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, a Long Island collector, the Saint Augustine Historical Society, the estate of Jane S. Caset, the estate of Sarah Larkin Loening, a New York estate, the estate of Richard W. Weatherhead”, September 30.

References / citations:
– Emil Carlsen : conscious painting by William Eric Indursky, Emil Carlsen Archives, New York, NY, 2017, page 119, figure #118, illustrated : color.
Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale #1972 – Fine American paintings, drawings and sculpture ”, March 7. 2008, lot #38.
Christie’s [1766- ], New York, NY, sale catalog, “Sale #6660 – American watercolors, drawings, paintings & sculpture of the 19th & 20th century : including properties of the Hagley Museum & Library, the late Villiers David, Esq., the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, a Long Island collector, the Saint Augustine Historical Society, the estate of Jane S. Caset, the estate of Sarah Larkin Loening, a New York estate, the estate of Richard W. Weatherhead”, September 30, 1990, lot #126.

Related works:
The fisherman’s table, 1884.  [possibly the same physical location and similar root vegetable.]

ECA notes:
– Current owners reached out directly to the ECA via email. Email received to bill.indursky@emilcarlsen.org at Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 8:43 AM with
id#<D331BEB1-BC90-418B-9552-5094FEBF9F25@gmail.com>.
– Painting was treated by Peter Williams Museum Services [1972- ] | Museum Services Boston, Boston, MA on January 12, 1982 as reg #14[?]/82.  Most likely the painting was cleaned or prepared for sale to the Arvest Galleries [1973-1989].

Price history:
2008 – $29,800 USD  [auction]
1988 – $15,400 USD  [auction]
ca.1973 – [unknown] 

 

Document information

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Digital-born document number:
ECA.2014.1753

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:
November 13, 2014

Last updated: February 20, 2018 at 20:09 pm


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