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Emil Carlsen : The sung jar, 1930.

January 1, 1930
Emil Carlsen : The sung jar, 1930.

ECA Control #: 4638

Archives of American Art #: JUL J0047810 [digital photo archive]

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: The sung jar

Alternate Work Titles:
1931: The sung jar  [from exhibition catalog]
1930: The sung vase  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: 1930  [from painting date on front]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 26-1/2 x 22 inches

Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen. 1930.’.

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Asian

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Vase
Ethnic — Chinese

Description of Work:
Vertical composition of an Asian figure and white stoneware vase with Asian textile hung in the background.  In the foreground of the painting is sandcolored ground.  In the paintings middle-ground right of center canvas are an Asian figure and larger white stoneware vase with small lip.  In the background is an Asian textile hung.  The painting’s horizon line is about one quarter from the bottom of the canvas.   [ECA]

1958 ( Evansville Museum of Arts and Science [1904- ], 411 SE Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47713, Gift of Arnold Wood, Jr. [1899-ca.1989] & Cornelia (Arms Ely) Wood [1905-?] (Accession #1958.234) ) ;
1958 Private collection of Arnold Wood, Jr. [1899-ca.1989] & Cornelia (Arms Ely) Wood [1905-?], New York, NY | Rumson, NJ | Navesink, NJ | Asbury Park, NJ | Little Silver, NJ ;
1931 Private collection of Edward Arnold Wood, Sr. [1872-1942] & Ethel Hartshorne Wood [1872-1958], New York, NY ;
1931 ( Warren E. Cox Galleries [1928-1931], 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY ) .
1930 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .
1930 ( The Macbeth Gallery [1892-1953], 15 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
1930 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

1931 Warren E. Cox Galleries, 744 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen“, February 2-28.
1930-1931 The Macbeth Galleries, New York, NY, “Season of 1930-31”.

– The Corcoran Collection website, The Picture of Thibet, listed under related works, Accessed September 18, 2014.
– Sunday Look, Evansville, IN, “Museum gets 6 new oil paintings”, 1958, page 18, illustrated: b&w on page 18.
– Warren E. Cox Galleries, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “Exhibition of paintings by Emil Carlsen and Dines Carlsen”, February 2-28, 1931, cover & #1, illustrated: b&w.
– The Macbeth Galleries, 15 East 57th Street, New York, NY, “Catalog of general exhibitions : Season of 1930-31”, illustrated: b&w.
– Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Image #JUL J0047810.

ECA Notes:
– Currently on display.

Related Works:
– The Picture from Thibet, 1920  [use of the same still life objects]

Price History:


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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:
September 28, 2014

Last Update:
April 28, 2017

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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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