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Antonio Nicolo Gaspara Jacobsen  American  1850 -1921  fl (1850-1921)
Born:  Copenhagen, Denmark 
Active: New York, New York  
West Hoboken, New Jersey  
Examples of Work: Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia 
Museum of the City of New York 
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC 
Newark Museum, New Jersey 
New York Historical Society, New York 
Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts 
Philadelphia Maritime Museum 
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. 
Old Dartmouth Historical Society and Whaling Museum, Mass. 
South Street Seaport Museum, New York City 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Realism
Subjects Known For: Marine
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(1850-1921) Antonio Jacobsen is one of America's foremost marine painters. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to a family of violin makers and was himself an accomplished string player. To avoid being drafted into the Franco-Prus... (More)

Antonio Jacobsen was a marine painter who studied at the Royal Academy of Copenhagen and is represent in every large marine museum in the U.S. and Europe. Jacobsen came to New York City in 1871 and made money by decorating the doors of bank safes. He began painting portraits of vessels in the "... (More)

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 2, 1850, the son of a famous Danish violinmaker. Jacobsen came to New York in 1873 and with a letter of introduction, was hired as... (More)

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