25 April 2016
Sophus Jacobsen (Norwegian, 1833-1912)
signed indistinctly 'S. Jacobsen' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30 x 50 in. (76.2 cm x 127 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 23 May 1989, lot 263.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Sophus Jacobsen was a Norwegian landscape painter. The artist was particularly interested in capturing dramatic effects of lighting on landscape, often through sunsets and strong moonlight, as in the present work.
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