24 September 2012
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (1850-1921)
The Hannah Blanchard
signed A. Jacobsen 1888/705. Palisade Av. West Hoboken. NJ. lower right
oil on canvas
22 x 36 in.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, 1971
Duncan Connelly Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
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Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist (Newport News, Virginia, 1984), pp. 140-141, line 30.
Constructed in 1878 in Musquash, New Brunswick, The Hannah Blanchard was a three masted sailing ship that made nine north Atlantic crossings. The red flag on the rear halyard is a red Canadian ensign was used as early as 1868 until 1965 when it was replaced with the maple leaf flag we know today.
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