Gallery of Old Ship Portraits and Marine Paintings
Selection of Transition Steamers with sails of all countries (from 1850
on) - Page
2 - Updated
Please refer to the links for more informations about the artists:
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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to enlarge. Photo Copyright is with the FineArtEmporium.
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.
- 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.
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.
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
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.
(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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