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Gustave Jessen

 (1840 - 1924)
Gustave M. Jessen was active/lived in California / Belgium.  Gustave Jessen is known for Painting.

Biography   Gustave Jessen


Born in Belgium on Dec. 15, 1840. Jessen arrived in San Francisco in 1860 and worked as captain for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company. In his leisure he painted portraits of the ships he sailed. He died in San Francisco on Feb. 28, 1924.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Lewis & Dryden’s Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1895); Death record.

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