Antonio Nicolo Gasparo  Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921) James T. Maxwell Jr. 21 x 31 1/2 in. (53.3 x 80.2 cm.)
Lot 57
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921) The three-masted American schooner James T. Maxwell, Jnr. 21 x 31 1/2 in. (53.3 x 80.2 cm.)
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Lot Details
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The three-masted American schooner James T. Maxwell, Jnr.
signed, dated and inscribed 'Antonio Jacobsen 1908/31 Palisades Av West Hoboken N.J. oil on board
21 x 31 1/2 in. (53.3 x 80.2 cm.)

Footnotes

  • LITERATURE:
    Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen – The Checklist, Paintings and Sketches by Antonio N.G. Jacobsen, Smith Galleries Ltd., New York, in association with the Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia, 1984, p. 160-61, notes two portraits, an oil and a sketch, both dated 1908.

    The three-masted American wooden schooner James T. Maxwell, Jnr. was built by Sawyer Bros. at Millbridge, Maine, in 1906. Registered in New York at 589 tons gross (482 net), she measured 165 feet in length with a 36 foot beam and was owned by A.H. Bull & Co. of New York. Bulls kept her for her entire working life, until 1923, and her first master, Captain Crabtree, also stayed with her for most of her career.
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