Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The sail/steamer Crane at sea signed, dated and inscribed "A. Jacobsen 1881/705. Palisades Av. West Hoboken, NY" oil on canvas 22 x 36 in. (55.8 x 91.4 cm.)
The S/S Crane was a British sail/steam vessel built in 1879 by Thompson & Sons, Sunderland for Arrow Shipping of Newcastle. She had principal dimensions of LOA: 275.5ft. x Beam: 35ft. x Draft: 24ft., and a gross tonnage of 2,011.
Literature: Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen The Checklist, Smith Gallery, 1984, pg. 85, #23 for a listing of this painting.