Jacob Petersen (Danish, 1774-1854)
Brig Oregan of Boston Going Into Elsinore Road Thomas Leach Commander 1832. Signed "Drawn by Jacob Petersen" l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper mounted onto paperboard, 20 1/8 x 26 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, repaired tears, two l.l., one l.c.
5 1/2 in. repaired tear l.l. into one sail., one in water l.l. about 2 1/4 in., repaired tear l.c. about 2 1/2 in. , numerous old touch-ups to probably foxing and old stains, now showing light colored compared to the acid-burned ground. two 1in. tears on lower margin.
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