New York/New Jersey/Denmark, 1850-1921

The steam yacht Atalanta at sea.

Signed, dated and inscribed lower left "Antonio Jacobsen 1911 31 Palisade Ave., West Hoboken, NY".
Sotheby's, London, May, 1985.
Acquired from the above at that sale by Richard Kelton
See Antonio Jacobsen - The Checklist
by Harold S. Sniffen (Sanford & Patricia Smith Galleries, Ltd., N.Y., 1984), p. 38-39, #2-4 for listings of other paintings of Atalanta by Jacobsen.
was built in 1903 as the yacht Lorena in Scotland by Ramage & Ferguson for A.L. Barber. This painting shows her in 1911, wearing the house flag of George J. (Jay) Gould, who owned her from 1907 to 1925, and flying the New York Yacht Club burgee on the foremast. She saw Naval service during World War I and then was sold to the Chinese government in 1926 as a survey ship and gun boat. She was lost in 1941 during the war with Japan.

From the Kelton Collection of Marine Art & Artifacts.
Oil on board, 18" x 30". Framed 21.5" x 31.5".
Condition: Overall in good condition. Under UV exam there is scattered in-paint and re-glazing throughout the sky to stablize the paint on the board. The yacht is mostly untouched, and there are minor re-touches to the sea. There is clear plexiglass over the work.

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