Lot 2135: Antonio Jacobsen, painting
November 4, 2016
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Antonio Jacobsen (American/Danish, 1850-1921), "S.S. City of Rome", 1886, oil on canvas, signed "A. Jacobsen", inscribed "705 Palisades Av. West Hobok...", lower right, 21.25"l x 35.5"w (sight), giltwood frame
Condition Report: Good, varnish darkened, appears to have been relined, craquelure, possible restoration
Notes: Jacobsen produced at minimum fourteen canvases of the S.S. Rome between 1885-1887.
Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety - The late Charles E. Sigety was a renound collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. Christie's New York sold a selection of Sigety's collection in 2016. For more information, please visit https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/america-illustrated-norman-rockwell-and-his-contemporaries/lots/193?Keyword=mort+kunstler