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Tag: Antonio Jacobsen

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    Fine Art-Decor-Antiques-Furnishings from Nantucket Estates and Sold Homes

    Antonio Jacobsen was a prolific maritime painter well known for his depictions of American vessels. As a child, Jacobsen learned music from his father. However, his true love was the sea. Jacobsen began painting the doors of safes with elaborate harbor scenes. These works landed him a commission for painting…

    Tim Thompson Oil on Canvas Summer in the Sound - Steamer Nantucket Passing Brant Point Lighthouse
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    Kelton Collection Leads Eldred’s Annual Marine Sale August 13

    East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s annual summer Marine Sale is highlighted this year by the Kelton Collection of Marine Art and Artifacts, a wide cross-section of paintings, ship models and rare navigational instruments amassed by California businessman Richard Kelton over a 30-year period. The annual auction, believed to be the only dedicated marine…

    Kelton Collection Leads Eldreds Annual Marine Sale August 13
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    Americana, Fine Art, Marine

    Recognized for his contributions to American marine painting, Antonio Jacobsen was also known as the “Audubon of Steam Vessels.” Painting over 6,000 portraits of ships, many of his works documented domestic and international ships sailing by West Hoboken, New Jersey. A leading lot in the upcoming Americana, Fine Art, Marine…

    Spanish American War Era Great White Fleet Patriotic U.S. Navy Embroidery, circa 1900
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    Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30

    MILFORD, Conn. – Shannon’s online-only Fine Art auction on April 30th exceeded expectations, selling 80 percent of the 185 lots. Shannon’s spring auction is usually a destination for collectors, with a busy preview, a full saleroom and a bank of 20-plus phone lines. Adapting to the COVID global pandemic, Sandra…

    Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30
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    California Living

    Antonio Jacobsen, also known as the “Audubon of steam vessels,” painted over 6,000 ships in his lifetime. Clients chose Jacobsen both for his commitment to accuracy and his low cost, charging a rate of about five dollars per piece ($130 today, when adjusted for inflation). A profile of a sailing…

    A Fulper Pottery vase
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    Andrew Jones Auctions announces first Collections Curated by Designers of Distinction auction

    Poul Hundevad Guldhøj carved teak and leather folding stool, Denmark, mid-20th century, 15 inches tall by 19 inches wide by 14 ¾ inches deep (est. $600-$800). Andrew Jones Auctions will present its first-ever auction of Collections Curated by Designers of Distinction on Sunday, Feb. 23, online and in the gallery at…

    Andrew Jones Auctions announces first Collections Curated by Designers of Distinction auction