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A Selection of Transition Steamers with sails of all countries (from 1850 on) - Page 2 - Updated

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Italian Artist - Ship Portrait of the Steam Barque "Antarctic" in the Bay of Naples, ca. 1900 - Vesuvius and other shipping in the distance, Gouache on paper, ca. 38 x 55 cm, slight signs of age, otherwise good condition - Private Collection, Germany

This Swedish barque was used by Dr. Otto Nordenskoeld for his famous Antarctic expedition 1901 to 1903. He was the first explorer in history staying during winter in this area near the South Pole.

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John Henry Mohrmann (1857-1916) - Ship Portrait of the Belgian Steamer "Philippeville" 1900, the vessel under full steam at sea with a sailing ship in the background, signed and dated, Oil on canvas, 40 x 60 cm, good condition, the possession of the Shipping Line in Antwerp, Belgium

Note: A smaller Mohrmann painting with nice colours and in the original gilted frame. The artist executed at least five works with vessels of this company (their names were all ending with "-ville"). Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations. Photo Copyright is with the FineArtEmporium.



Purvis Painting

T.G. Purvis - Ship Portrait of the German steamer *Hermann of Flensburg - Capt. E. Hellmann* in the Atlantic Sea ca. 1900 - the steamer with auxiliary sails set on the high Sea, another vessel in the distance - signed lower left "T.G. Purvis, London" and inscribed in the center water section as shown above - Oil on canvas, 50 by 72 cm (19 3/4 by 28 inch) - good condition, uncleaned and in the original frame - Private Collection Northern Germany

Note: From the house flag and funnel ensign we learn that this steamer belonged to the fleet of the Flensburg shipping company E. Schuldt, which is today located in Hamburg. The frame of the painting is a typical example of the type of frames used originally by the artist. For more photos of the painting please. Click on photo to enlarge. Photo Copyright is with the FineArtEmporium.



Mohrmann painting

John Henry Mohrmann (1857-1916) - Ship Portrait of the Belgian Steamer "Legia" ca. 1900 - with all auxiliary sails set at sea off the white cliffs of Dover in the English Channel - signed lower left - Oil on canvas, 42 by 67 cm (16 1/2 by 26 1/2 inch) - framed - good condition - European Collection

Note: Information about the vessel and its history has not yet been compiled. This is a typical work by Mohrmann from the early years of the 20th Century. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations.




Image of John Henry Mohrmann Painting

John Henry Mohrmann (1857-1916) - Ship Portrait of the German Steamer LEMNOS 1901 The steamer of Hamburg with auxiliary sails set at sea 60 x 100 cm (23 1/2 x 39 3/8 in.) signed "H. Mohrmann" and dated The Werder Collection

Note: The steamer *Lemnos* was built in 1883 as PADANG in Middlesbroug / England using an iron construction., L 91,15m, W 11,27 m, D 7,18 m, 2191 GRT. Sold to the shipping company Kosmos, Hamburg June 26th 1896, sold to shipping company Laeisz March 5th 1898, sold to Deutsche Levante-Linie October 20th 1900. From 1896 to 1901 Captain P. Braren of Föhr was in command. The steamer sank after a collision in Dec. 1901 on the Elbe river. The Painting was formerly in the possession of family Braren of Föhr. Click on the image to enlarge the picture.


Jacobsen oil painting

Antonio Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921) - Ship Portrait of the three-masted Portuguese Steamer "Peninsular" 1903, the vessel from Lisbon is shown under full steam at fair weather - Oil on canvas - 46 x 76,5 cm (18x30 in), framed 58,5 x 90 cm (23x35 1/2 in) - signed lower right "A. Jacobsen" and dated 1903, ship`s name on hull and flag professionally cleaned and restored at margins of canvas, signs of age and old dust, ready to hang - on the original stretcher and in a valuable and hand made new 22 Karat genuine Gold Leaf Frame - The Oporto Collection

Note: Flying the ensign of the shipping company and the Portuguese flag. The sketch of this painting is in the Mariners Museum, VA and a similar painting is mentioned in the book by Sniffen. Provenance: Private Collection Martha`s Vineyard. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations



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