Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The S.S. Mexico departing Havana harbor with Morro Castle off her stern. signed and dated lower right "Antonio Jacobsen/1904 oil on canvas 21-3/4 x 36 in. (55.2 x 91.4 cm.)
Literature: Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist, Smith Gallery, 1984, pp. 200-201 #19 listed as with the Incurable Collector.
Provenance: - with the Incurable Collector, (lablel on back)
The S.S. Mexico was built at William Cramp & Sons of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the Ward Line. She had Principal dimensions of LOA: 400 ft., Beam: 50.2 ft., Draft: 17.5 ft. She is depicted passing Morro Castle at the entrance to Havana harbor. The Morro Castle Fortress is a sixteenth-century fortress perched on the promontory forming the narrow entrance to the harbor of Havana Bay near Havana, Cuba. Built in 1589 by the Italian engineer Battista Antonelli when the Spanish occupied Cuba, the castle was captured from the Spanish by the British in 1762 in the Seven Years War.
This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.
ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.
If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.
Buyers' Premium and Charges
For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins & Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, and Wine & Whisky:
Buyer's Premium Rates 25% on the first $100,000 of the Hammer Price 20% from $100,001 to $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price 12% on the excess over $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. A processing fee will be assessed on any returned checks. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.
For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.