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We are looking for works by:

Clark, William (Scottish, 1804-1883) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Greenock, Scotland.
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels, Yachting Scenes
Prices starting at BP 1,500 (Great Britain) or Euro 2.000 (Continent). Prices depend on subject, size, date, quality and condition. Please send an e-mail to receive an exact offer for your work by this artist (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
Clark´s drawing of the ship is very accurate and the sea is depicted masterly realistic in grey-green colours.The ship´s name appears on the bow. With his seascapes / marine art he is especially known for his great Yachting scenes. Information about the artist can also be found in our books "Ship Portrait Artists".
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works by William Clark and can pay a good price. Please refer to our page "Contact" and send an e-mail to with the information requested there. You will receive an answer usually within 48-72 hours (up to a week in rare cases).

Examples of pictures by William Clark:

Clark, William 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Akbar* – The English Barque under full sail arriving at Mauritius – 59 x 140cm – signed - Private Collection in Great Britain

*Avon* 1871 – The English Yacht winning the opening cruise of the Clyde Yacht Club – 68 x 112 cm – signed and dated – Provenance Clyde Yacht Club – very desirable painting - Private Collection Great Britain

*Finn Maccoul* – The English Paddle Steamer under full speed off a coastline, other shipping beyond – 43 x 61 cm – not signed, attributed to Clark

*Hydrabad* 1865 – English full–rigged Ship at the tail of the bank with Roseneath Peninsular beyond – 79 x 140 cm – signed and dated – superb quality – Private Collection in the United States of America

*Isfahan* 1871 – The English Steamer at sea – 75 x 110 cm – signed and dated – examine condition very carefully - British Collection

*John R. Worcester* 1869 – Portrait of the English Clipper – 75 x 118 cm – signed and dated – very good painting - Private Collection Great Britain

*Mac Callum More* 1874 – Portrait of the Clyde built Clipper at sea under shortened sails– 76 x 127 cm – signed and dated

*Malabar* – The English full–rigged Ship meeting the English Barque *Isabella* 1836 in the Clyde – 58 x 88 cm – signed "W.Clark" and dated

*Scilla* 1867 – Portrait of the Italian Screw and Sail Steamer off the Bass Rock – 74 x 121 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection Great Britain

*Tay* 1844 – The English Barque under shortened sails entering the Clyde with various other vessels in the background – 60 x 89 cm – signed and dated – good condition - Private Collection Great Britain

*Wandsworth* – Portrait of the English full–rigged Ship passing Clock Lighthouse in the Firth of Clyde – 77 x 112 cm – not signed, but well attributed

*Unidentified* 1869 – The English three–masted Steamer with auxiliary sail set at sea – 51 x 76 cm – signed and dated – examine condition carefully


Please note, that we have no photos or additional information about the above ship(s) or painting(s). The paintings are only shown as examples of works by the artist and are NOT for sale. If you are interested to check paintings available for purchase please refer to our For Sale Category. Thank you

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