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Emil Carlsen : Waterfowl and copper pot still life, 1897.

January 1, 1897
Emil Carlsen Waterfowl and Copper Pot Still Life, 1897

ECA record control number: 5845

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record level: Item

Record type: Movable work

Work title: Waterfowl and copper pot still life

Alternate work titles:
2007: Waterfowl and copper pot still life  [from exhibition catalog]

Work date: 1897  [from front of canvas.]

Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 28 x 41 inches

Inscribed/signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: Yes.
Text: ‘Emil Carlsen. 1897.’.

Verso: unknown

ECA category: Still life
ECA sub-category: Game

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Animal — Bird
Animal — Bird — Duck
Still Life
Still Life — Game
Still Life — Game — Bird
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Still Life — Other — Dish

Description of work:

2017 ( Museum of Fine Arts, Houston [1900- ], 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, the Hevrdejs Collection  (accession #) ) ;
2013 ( The Hevrdejs Foundation [2013- ], Houston, TX ) ;
2004 Private collection of the Frank James Hevrdejs [ca.1946- ] and Michelle Hubbard (Sackett) Hevrdejs [ca.1946- ], Houston, TX ;
1925 Private collection of Glenn Ford McKinney [1869-1934] and Alice Jane Chandler (Webster) McKinney [1876-1916], New York, NY ;
1925 ( Anderson Galleries, The [1887-1934], 489 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 ) ;
after 1897 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1897 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2017 – 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, “Two centuries of American still-life painting”, January 14 – April 9, 2017; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, April 20 – July 30, 2017; Tacoma Museum of Art, Tacoma, WA, October 2017 – January 2018.
2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, “American Still Life Painting from the Hevrdejs Collection”, February 10 – June.

Two centuries of American still-life painting : the Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs collection by William H. Gerdts, distributed by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Yale University Press, 2017.
– A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC, “American painting catalog 2004-2005”, Seattle, WA, illustrated: color, page 4.

Related works:
Duck still life, 1897.  [same still life objects and game used in a different composition.]

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Record birth date:
October 30, 2014

Last updated: July 31, 2017 at 20:17 pm


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