1853 - 1932
STILL LIFE WITH LOBSTER POT AND FISH
signed Emil Carlsen (lower right)
oil on canvas
21 ¼ by 25 ½ inches
(54 by 65 cm)
This work is included in the Emil Carlsen Archives. We thank Bill Indursky for his assistance in the cataloguing of this lot.
The work appears to be slightly dirty; the canvas is lined and the edges are covered with tape. There is fine surface cracking throughout and there is a pindot of loss at center lower edge. Under UV: the work retains an opaque varnish. There is inpainting to frame abrasion, some other scattered dots and lines throughout and an area of inpainting at the lower right corner.
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Private collection, Los Angeles, California