Fine Art Emporium - Ship Portraits, Marine Art and Nautical Antiques
 
Recognizing also unsigned Marine Art
 
A Selection of antique Reverse-on-glass Ship Portraits and Marine Motifs from 1780-1880 - Updated

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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 Lamartiniere Painting

Alexander Lamartiniere - Ship Portrait of the French Topsail Schooner "Augustine (of) Caen, Capne. Croisy" 1851, the vessel is shown under full sail off a coastline, Reverse on Glass Painting, 47 x 60 cm, mint condition, original frame, the possession of a Private Collector in France

Note: As mentioned above the background is painted separately on board and placed behind the glass at this painting. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.



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 Weyts Painting

C.L. Weyts - Ship Portrait of the American full-rigged Ship "W.F. Schmidt of New York, Capt. B. Sears, passing Flushing 1862", Reverse on Glass Painting - 53 x 70 cm - inscribed with title and dated - original gilt frame - Private Collection Northern Germany

Note: A typical composition by the artist with a large view of the ship in the mouth of the Schelde with Flushing in the background. Click here or on the image to see larger illustrations. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.


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