Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The hermaphrodite brig Cameo at sea signed and dated lower right: A. Jacobsen 1899/31 Palisade Av. West Hoboken/NY oil on canvas 22 x 36 in. (55.8 x 91.4 cm.)
Literature Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist, Smith Gallery, 1994, addenda list number 2, pp. 12-13; #4 for a listing of this painting.
The Cameo was an American hermaphrodite brig built in 1878 by Gross & Sawyer, Bath, Maine for the Bartram Brothers, New York. She had principal dimensions of LOA: 111.5ft x Beam: 48ft x Draft: 27.1ft. She was active from 1893-1922.
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