October 30 - November 16, 2017
227 East 120th Street
New York City, NY
This sale consists of a group of eight fine British, American, and Danish Maritime paintings including a finely rendered painting of the “Volunteer” by James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894), a racing scene by Elisha Taylor Baker (1827-1890), and two works by Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921). Jacobsen’s portrait of the ship, “Andes” painted in 1881 is of an impressive size. At six feet in width this is the largest Jacobsen painting that has come to the market in the last three years.
There are several sporting paintings including works by Arthur Wardle (1860-1949) and Henry Chalon (1770-1849). The most notable of these is a painting of a horse and his trainer by the artist Francis Sartorius the Elder (1734-1804). The sale also includes two fine portrait paintings, one by the notable artist Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823).
English furniture and related decorative arts include thirteen pieces of furniture, a 19th century Victorian brass hall lantern estimated at $3,000-5,000, and a prisoner of war bone ship model from the 19th century estimated to bring $2,000-4,000 at auction.