(n/a) Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The ship Young America at sea signed and dated lower right: "Antonio Jacobsen. 1915" oil on masonite 22 x 36 in. (55.9 x 91.4 cm.)
The American built clipper ship Young America was in service between 1853 1886. She was built by William H. Webb in New York, and owned by George Howes & Co. She had principal dimensions of 239.6ft LOA x 43.2ft beam x 26.9ft draft and weighing 1,439 tons. Young America, sailed from Delaware Breakwater in 1886 and was never heard of again.
Literature: Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen The Checklist, Smith Gallery, 1984, pgs. 308-309; #32 for a listing of this painting in the Seamen's Institute collection.