The SS Ponce at Sea by Antonio Jacobsen

The SS Ponce at Sea by Antonio JacobsenThe SS Ponce at Sea by Antonio Jacobsen – $25,000

Oil on Board, 19 ½” x 35″ sight.
Signed and dated and inscribed ‘Antonio Jacobsen 1912’
Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921).

 

The single-screw steamer Ponce was built for the New York & Porto Rico Steamship company by Harlan & Hollingsworth at Wilmington, Delaware, in 1899. Registered at 3,506 tons, she measured 317 feet in length with a 42’ beam, and could make 12 knots at full steam. With accommodation for 70 First and 30 Second Class passengers, she sailed the New York to the West Indies route for many years until reportedly sold to Chinese owners in 1956, after which she was renamed.
Despite her exceptionally long service life, by far the most interesting episode in Ponce’s otherwise mundane career actually took place in September 1899, whilst the ship was running her trials off the eastern seaboard of the United States. These trials coincided with that year’s America’s Cup races and the Italian wireless pioneer Signor Marconi, who had agreed to report the races for the New York Herald newspaper, chose Ponce as his floating headquarters. Thus it was that the first ever ship-to-shore wireless telegraph message within the United States was transmitted from Ponce on 29th September 1899 whilst the ship was in New York harbor participating in the naval parade to welcome Admiral Dewey home from his victorious campaign in the Philippines. This was reported in the next day’s newspaper and the America’s Cup race reports followed immediately afterward.

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Sentinel by Philip Hicken

Sentinel by Philip HickenSentinel by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 30″ dated 1979.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Claude, Texas by Philip Hicken

Claude, Texas by Philip HickenClaude, Texas by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 30”.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Casualties by Philip Hicken

Casualties by Philip HickenCasualties by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 18″ x 24″.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Farm on the Moor by Philip Hicken

Farm on the Moor by Philip HickenFarm on the Moor by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36”.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Ending Day by Philip Hicken

Ending Day by Philip HickenEnding Day by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on Canvas, 24″ x 36″.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Morningscape by Philip Hicken

Morningscape by Philip HickenMorningscape by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 30”.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.


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South Beach by Philip Hicken

South Beach by Philip HickenSouth Beach by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 48″ x 54”.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Morning Green by Philip Hicken

Morning Green by Philip HickenMorning Green by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36”.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985. 


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Channel Markers (Rockport, Texas) by Philip Hicken

Channel Markers (Rockport, Texas) by Philip HickenChannel Markers (Rockport, Texas) by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 30″.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Beach House by Philip Hicken

Beach House by Philip Hicken

Beach House by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 22″ x 28″.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Approaching Fog by Philip Hicken

Approaching Fog by Philip HickenApproaching Fog by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 30″, dated 1983.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Happy Hour by Philip Hicken

Happy Hour by Philip HickenHappy Hour by Philip Hicken

Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″.

Philip Burnham Hicken (1910-1985) was a painter, printmaker, and educator who lived and practiced in Massachusetts, much of it on Nantucket. He was a painting instructor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and was Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept at the Art Institute of Boston. Memberships and affiliations included the The Boston Arts Festival, Boston Printmakers, the Cambridge Art Association, the Royal Society of Art, the Cummington School, Boston University, the National Serigraph Society, the American Artists Congress, the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Artists Association of Nantucket. Hicken has been exhibited nationwide and his work is held in the collections of numerous universities and museums. He was instrumental in developing the modern screenprinting technique and he received international acclaim and many awards.

Hicken was an integral part of the island’s art scene from the 1960s through the mid-1980’s. He mentored and influenced a great number of well known Nantucket artists. Philip Hicken spent his final years living year-round on Nantucket with his wife at his 23 Pine Street home and studio until his death in 1985.

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Lobstermen by Stephan Chizmark

Lobstermen by Stephan ChizmarkLobstermen by Stephan Chizmark – $12,000

Oil on Canvas 24″ x 30″.
Stephan Chizmark (1898-1972).

Born in Chertiz, Austria-Humgary, Stephan Chizmark studied at the Detroit School of Fine Arts with John Wicker and settled in Detroit. He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and The Art Institute of Chicago.

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Fishing Boats “Old South Wharf” by Charles Gordon Harris

Fishing Boats “Old South Wharf” by Charles Gordon Harris – $4800

Oil on Canvas.
Signed, Charles Gordon Harris (1891-1963).

24 1/2″ x 29 1/2″.

Signed and inscribed on back “Fishing Boats Old South Wharf” and Dated 1947.


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The Town Clock by George Lear

The Town Clock by George LearThe Town Clock by George Lear – $3500

Oil on Canvas 19” x 18”, sight.
George Lear (1879-1956).

Scene of the iconic Nantucket clock as seen from Stone Alley.

Signed lower right and date 1945.

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Baltimore Harbor Activity by Bennard Perlman

Baltimore Harbor ActivityBaltimore Harbor Activity by Bennard Perlman by Bennard Perlman- $3500

Oil on Masonite, 19 ½” x 23 ½”.
Signed and Dated, Bennard Perlman, 1953.

This was one of 110 works accepted for the nationwide traveling American-Jewish Tercentenary Exhibition, celebrating the 300th anniversary of Jewish settlement in America.


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Chrysanthemums in a Vase by Elizabeth Coffin

Chrysanthemums in a Vase by Elizabeth CoffinChrysanthemums in a Vase by Elizabeth Coffin – $40,000

Oil on Canvas, 30” x 25” Sight.
Signed and dated, Elizabeth Coffin 1888.
Elizabeth Rebecca Coffin (1850-1930).

Elizabeth Rebecca Coffin was born of Nantucket Quaker parentage in Brooklyn, New York. She studied at Vassar College, The Hague Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Students League in New York, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, in addition to traveling extensively in Europe and California. She was a pupil of Thomas Eakins.

Beginning in the 1880s, Coffin began to summer regularly on Nantucket, painting brilliant genre scenes and portraits that capture the quaint and fading way of life of post-whaling Nantucket. After moving to Nantucket permanently in 1900, her artistic output declined, and she began to devote her energies to reviving instruction in handicrafts at the Coffin School.

An eighth-generation descendant of original Nantucket settlers Tristram and Dionis Coffin, the artist returned to the island of her ancestors, leaving a legacy of outstanding paintings and devoted public service.

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