COMMISSIONED OIL ART BY
JAMES JAHRSDOERFER

 

THE FOLLOWING WORKS WERE COMMISSIONED
BY GREAT SOUTH BAY FROM 35 MM
 PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE
GREAT SOUTH BAY COLLECTION
HAND PAINTED & SIGNED IN OIL BY
JAMES JAHRSDOERFER
2009

THE ARTIST
James Jahrsdoerfer was born & raised on the North Shore
of Long Island, New York.
From early on in his life he studied, & self taught
painting & drawing.
His exhibits, both group & solo, frequented such trendy locations
like New York City, The Hamptons, Saratoga Springs, Washington DC,
Portland OR, & Russia.
As luck would have it he resided on one of New York's most
beautiful areas, Long Island, where he had ocean bays, farms, & an
unlimited list of subjects from which to paint, drawer, & explore.
Please enjoy the following wonderful works by "Jay"
Paul G Hoffmann

 

ITEM # FCPOAJJD-1
FRENCH LINE'S FAMOUS NORMANDIE
ENTERING NEW YORK HARBOR ON ITS
MAIDEN VOYAGE
 


An oil on canvas of the S.S. NORMANDIE entering New York Harbor

on its maiden voyage, after being released from quarantine on Ellis Island
June 5th, 1935
Custom painted by James Jahrsdoerfer from an original
press photograph of the San Francisco Examiner as the ship
approached its 48th street berth.

THE ORIGINAL PHOTO WITH PRESS RELEASE


From the San Francisco Examiner reference library June 5th, 1935

"......WATCH YOUR CREDIT..INTERNATIONAL NEWS PHOTO
SLUG(SHIP-SKYLINE)
NEW YORK'S FAMOUS SKYLINE GREETS NEW QUEEN OF THE SEAS.

NEW YORK.....A PICTURE FROM AN AIRPLANE SHOWING THE
GIANT S.S. NORMANDIE, NEW SPEED AND SIZE QUEEN OF
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, AS SHE PASSED NEW YORK'S FAMOUS SKYLINE ON HER
TRIP FROM QUARANTINE TO HER BERTH IN WEST 48TH STREET, HUDSON RIVER.
THE SHIP CREATED A NEW TRANS-ATLANTIC RECORD IN HER MAIDEN CROSSING.
R-6-3-35-3/32"

2,500.00

FOR THE FRAMED OIL


ITEM'S FCPOAJJD- 2 & 3
JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL

"TO THE JONATHAN SEAGULL THAT LIVES WITHIN ALL OF US"


Two oils on canvas painted by James Jahrsdoerfer from 35 MM photographs
taken by Paul G Hoffmann during the late 1970's and mid 80's
based on the theme from the 1970 novel by Richard Bach
JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL

Left side oils, top & bottom
"GLIDE THE RISE"
photo taken in 1979 in Vero Beach, Florida
across the intracoastal waterway at sunrise.
Framed in a wooden gray wash driftwood frame
27" L x 22 1/2" H

Right side oils, top & bottom
"STEEP TURN"
Photo taken in the mid 1980's off
Robert Moses State Park, LI NY at sunrise
Framed in a wooden gray wash driftwood frame
27" L x 22 1/2" H


1,500

for the pair

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