10 February 2004
From the Collection of P. C. Coker, Charleston, South Carolina
Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)
The Fidelia under full sail
signed and dated 'Antonio Jacobsen/1916' (lower right)
oil on board
17¾ x 30 in. (45.2 x 76.3 cm.)
painted in 1916
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Harold S. Sniffen, Antonio Jacobsens Painted Ships on Painted Oceans, The Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, 1994, p. 120.
The Fidelia was an American ship designed by William H. Webb and built in New York for the Black Ball Line in 1845. She had principal dimensions of: 151.9ft LOA, 35ft beam and a 21ft draft.
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