3 December 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND COLLECTION
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The S.S. Suruga inward-bound
signed and dated 'Antonio Jacobsen 1916' (lower right)
oil on board
20 x 35½ in. (50.8 x 88.9 cm.)
Painted in 1916.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist, New York, 1984, pp. 282-283, no. 3.
This English figure of Christ — one of only two of its type known to have survived the nine centuries since it was cast — was previously thought to have been French
Our Head of Handbags and Accessories on why this aluminium travel trunk is set to break auction records