Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921)
The Schooner Yacht Dreadnaught
Signed and dated "A. JACOBSEN, N.Y. 1878" l.r., titled on a presentation plaque.
Oil on board, 22 x 36 in., in a later gilt molded frame.
Condition: Relined, repaired tear with associated retouch in the sky.
Literature: Harold Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen The Checklist (The Mariner's Museum, 1984), p. 92, #15.
Note: The Dreadnaught, painted shortly before Jacobsen moved to New Jersey, was built in 1871 by Poillon Brothers and owned by Albert W. Nickerson.
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