Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The steamship S.S. Madison of the Old Dominion Line at sea signed lower right: "A. Jacobsen 1914" oil on masonite 20 x 36 in. (50.8 x 91.4 cm.)
The S.S. Madison was built at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. in Newport News, Virginia in 1911. She was owned by the Old Dominion Steamship Company, and had principal dimensions of 353.3 ft. LOA x 42.1 ft. beam x 16.8 ft. draft and weighed 3,734 tons.
LITERATURE: Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist, Smith Gallery - New York, 1984, pg 190, #7.