ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN, New York/New Jersey/Denmark, 1850-1921
Oil on canvas of the pilot schooner No. 13, the Francis Perkins signed and dated lower right "A. Jacobsen 1895". The painting depicts the New York pilot boat Francis Perkins whose name appears on a white banner flying from the rear mast. The number “13” is painted on the main sail. This white hulled topsail schooner is painted with fine detail as are the three vessels of varying rigs near the shore. (PA1024)
Provenance: A Private Collection. Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 1994. Richard Kelton Collection of Marine Art & Artifacts
Literature: See Antonio Jacobsen - "The Checklist" by Harold S. Sniffen (Sanford & Patricia Smith Galleries, Ltd., N.Y., 1984), p. 124-125, #14 for a listing of this painting.
Condition: The painting was professionally restored in the 1990's and is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: Painting: Height 12, Width 20 inches
Dimensions of Frame: Height 19, 27 1/2 inches