Fine Art Emporium - Ship Portraits, Marine Art and Nautical Antiques
 
Recognizing also unsigned Marine Art
 
A Selection of antique Ship Portraits and Marine Paintings with The Channel coastal background

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Image of Weyts Painting

Petrus Weyts *Vue sur le Port d`Ostende*, painted in the 1830s with a portrait of the Belgian Bark *Jean Key* entering the harbor of Ostend Reverse on Glass painting - 54 x 70 cm inscribed with title in the lower center, name of the vessel inscribed on the flag good condition, in the original veneered walnut frame European Collection

Note: Although not signed, this picture can be attributed firmly to Petrus Weyts, who started his career as a ship portrait artist in Ostend. The Bark *Jean Key* (built 1829) was the first transatlantic vessel from Belgium, who sailed to America with cargo, mail and emigrants - we are grateful to Dr. Pieter De Pauw, who provided information on this painting. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations.



Image of John Henry Mohrmann Painting

Petrus Weyts (Flemish, 1799-1855), attributed to - Ship Portrait of the American Bark MANUEL ORTIZ, Otto F.N. Raven Commander passing Flushing 1850 the vessel under full sail off Vlissingen with the pilot schooner "Antwerp No. 2" and a second view of the bark beyond - Reverse on glass painting 62 x 82 cm (24 3/8 x 32 1/4 in.) unsigned The Werder Collection, Germany

Note: The bark *Manuel Ortiz* was built in 1849 by Mayr, it had 353 GRT and the shipping company was Bechtel & Schombey. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations.



Image of Weyts Painting

Petrus Weyts (Flemish, 1799-1855) - *Arno* of Sunderland, Captain Michael Young Passing Flushing 1852 The English Barque under full sail off Flushing 54 x 70 cm inscribed and dated good condition, in the original veneered walnut frame Private Collection Northern Germany

Note: A typical composition by the artist with Flushing and other small vessels in the background. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.



Image of Loos Painting

John Loos - Portrait of the Canadian full-rigged Ship *La Gloire* in 1862 - the vessel is shown under full sail off the Channel coastline near Calais signed, dated and inscribed "Antwerp" lower right - Oil on canvas - 52 x 76 cm (20 1/2 by 30 inch) Private Collection, Northern America

Note: The wooden ship *La Gloire* was built in 1862 in Hantsport, Nova Scotia for the Churchill Shipping Co. and measured 1,138 tons. The vessel was used for the Trans-Atlantic trade to Europe and for other routes. This is a very well done and early example of a work by John Loos of Antwerp, Belgium. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations




Tudgay oil painting

Frederik Tudgay. - Ship Portrait of the "Agenora" ca. 1867 The British Brig under full sail in the Channel off the Cliffs of Dover with other shipping beyond Oil on canvas 50 x 77 cm good condition, relined, period frame - Collection in Belgium

Note: The "Aganora" was built 1865 in Guernsey (Great Britain) and has been sold 1870 to the West Indies, so this painting must have been executed between 1865 and 1870. With the Attribution to the artist Frederik Tudgay the FineArtEmporium agree and follows a written statement previously given by Christies (TM) London some years ago. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations.



Image of Henry Loos  Painting

Henry Loos. - Ship Portrait of the British Schooner-Brigg "Five Sisters" 1871, the vessel calling for a pilot in the English Channel, signed and dated, Oil on canvas, 53 x 77 cm, very good condition, not relined, original gilt frame, one of a pair of paintings from the same captain - Private Collection Germany

Note: the typical signature of Henry Loos is as follows:

, nearly all of his works are signed. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations.



Image of John Loos Painting

John Loos - Ship Portrait of the Canadian full-rigged Ship "Annie E. Wright" 1886, the vessel under full sail passing the French coast near Calais, signed and dated, Oil on canvas, 55 x 80 cm, good condition, the possession of a Private Collector in Northern Germany

Note: the typical signature of John Loos is as follows:

, nearly all of his works are signed. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations.



Image of John Henry Mohrmann Painting

John Henry Mohrmann (1857-1916) - Ship Portrait of a British Schooner under sail at sea, ca. 1900, with the white cliffs of Dover in the background, signed, Oil on canvas, 60 x 100 cm, the possession of a Private Collector in Northern Germany

Note: This painting was previously in the private collection of the late Maritime Historian Holm-Petersen of Troense in Denmark. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations. Photo Copyright of the image is with the FineArtEmporium.



Image of John Henry Mohrmann Painting

John Henry Mohrmann (1857-1916) - Ship Portrait of the German Steamer LAVINIA 1895 Portrait of the steamer from Hamburg with auxiliary sails set in the Channel, a German Schooner beyond 60 x 100 cm (23 1/2 x 39 3/8 in.) signed "H. Mohrmann" and dated The Werder Collection

Note: The steamer *Lavinia* was built in 1887 on the shipyard of the Flensburger Schiffsbau-Gesellschaft for the shipping company A.Kirsten in Hamburg, using an iron construction. Captains: Grunden 88/90, M. Crety 91/95, W. Richert 95. The Steamer was sold to Kalikanoff in Wladiwostock in 1896. Click on the image to enlarge the photo.



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.



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