Art Gallery of Old Ship Portraits and Marine Paintings
 



Tug boat painting by Antonio Jacobsen

Ship Portrait of the two-masted American Tug Boat "Ocean King - L. Luckenbach 8 South St. NY" 1886, the vessel from New York is shown under full steam at fair weather - Oil on canvas - 56 x 92 cm (22x36 inch) - signed, inscribed with title and address and dated good condition, period frame Private Collection USA

Note: The Screwtug "Ocean King" was built 1884 at Neafie & Kevy in Philadelphia for L. Luckenbach in New York. It measured 109.0 x 21.0 x 12.5 and is listed with 201 tons. The sketch for this ship is in the Jacobsen index (please refer to Sniffen p. 224 No. 10) and held in the Mariners` s Museum, VA. A similar painting (or this painting) is listed itself under No. 11.

Jacobsen, Antonio Niccolo Gasparo (American, 1850-1921)
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Oilpainting on canvas by W.H. Yorke
Antonio Jacobsen - Ship Portrait of the American Tug Boat "Ocean King - L. Luckenbach 8 South St. NY" 1886 -
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Following some more photos of the painting:





Paint thumbmarks from Jacobsen can be seen in the following photo (below the person at the hull and below the backpart of the pilot house on the hull):