Sale 16AM02 | Lot 63

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen

Lot Details

Lot 63
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen
American/Danish, 1850-1921
The Steamsailer Lahn
Oil on canvas
22 x 36 inches

Estate of Henrietta R. Long, Grosse Point, MI
Sale: William Doyle Galleries, New York, Nov. 19, 1980, lot 79

Harold Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen--The Checklist, The Mariners' Museum, Newport, 1984, p. 179, no. 25 (as at William Doyle Galleries)
The present work is one of six portraits of the steamsailer Lahn included in Harold Sniffen's catalogue raisonne of the work of Antonio Jacobsen. An early sketch of the boat is owned by the Mariner's Museum. This version shows the vessel with sails furled, while the other documented portraits of the Lahn show the sailes unfurled. A passenger ship built in 1887, the Lahn was one of four steel ocean liners belonging to the Rivers class of the Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL). They were known for their speed, and were named for rivers in Germany.

C Property to be Sold for the Benefit of the Philanthropic Programs of the Heckscher Foundation for Children

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Wax lined. Substantial inpaint in the sky, and in a small area between the lines for the sails at left. Minuscule losses in the sky. Vertical craquelure in the water. Frame rubbing.

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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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