Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 22

68. ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (DANISH/AMERICAN 1850-1921) “PORTRAIT OF THE STEAMSHIP BRITANNIC”, oil on canvas, depicting the ship in rough seas with multiple figures on deck, smoke from smoke stack blowing forward indicating a strong wind, flying an American flag atop its forward mast and at its stern the red ensign of British civilian vessels, signed, dated and located lower right A. Jacobsen, 1882; 705 Palisades, West Hoboken, NJ. The Brittanic was a member of the White Star Line and made transcontinental crossings during the period 1874-1903. For a period of several years she held the speed record for transcontinental crossings and was involved in several collisions with other ships moving too fast in the fog. 22 in. x 36 in. Literature: Listed pgs. 330 and 331, Harold Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen: The Checklist, New York, NY, 1984. 69. WEST INDIAN DOUBLE OCTAGONAL SAILOR’S VALENTINE, Barbados, 19th century, the hinged mahogany case opens to concentric arrays of multicolored seashells under glass, with paper label “B.H. Belgrave, Bridgetown, Barbados.” 9 in. x 9 in. 70. OLIVER CLARE (BRITISH 1853-1927) “GREEN GRAPES, PLUMS AND STRAWBERRY STILL LIFE”, oil on board, signed lower right in carved giltwood frame. 5 ¼ in. x 6 ¾ in. 71. OLIVER CLARE (BRITISH 1853-1927) “BLACK GRAPES, APPLES, STRAWBERRY AND GOOSEBERRIES STILL LIFE” oil on board, signed lower right, in carved giltwood frame. 5 ¼ in. x 6 ¾ in. 19