(n/a) Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The US Mail Steamer John E. Moore at Sea signed lower right: "A. Jacobsen 1884, 705 Palisades at West Hoboken." oil on canvas 18 x 30 in. (45.7 x 76.2 cm.)
The US Mail Steamer John E. Moore was built by Copes and Allison in Hoboken, NJ and owned by the Guion Line. She had principal dimensions of 113.6ft LOA x 20.7ft beam and a 7.8ft draft and weighing 135 tons. The John E. Moore was used for a time as an immigrant transfer vessel between Manhattan and Ellis Island.
Harold S. Sniggen, Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist, Smith Gallery - New York, 1984, pg 163, #28.