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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait
 

We are looking for works by:

Artist:
Corsini, Raffael (Turkish, active 1830-1865) - Watercolors
Place:
Lived and worked in Smyrna, Turkey.
Motifs:
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels, often depicting American vessels
Prices:
Prices starting at Euro 1.200 (Continental Europe) or US$ 1,500. Prices depend on subject, size, date, quality and condition. Please send us an e-mail to receive an exact offer for your work by this artist (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
Notes:
Corsini produced a number of well drawn watercolors, depicting the ship in central profile view off the harbour, adding smaller vessels in the back- or foreground. Information about the artist and his oeuvre can also be found in our book "Ship Portrait Artists".
Contact:
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works by Raffael Corsini and can pay a good price. Please refer to our page "Contact" and send an e-mail to bais@gmx.de 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 Raffael Corsini:

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

*Abrasia* Capt. B. Atkins, Entering Smyrna 1849 The American Brig under full sail off the port of Smyrna Gouache and Watercolour 40 x 58 cm signed, inscribed and dated very good condition

*Cedar* Capt. James Horswell 1862 The English Brig under sail in a light swell Gouache 47 x 69 cm signed, inscribed with title and dated

*Hebe* of Boston, David Cushman Jr. master Entering in the Bay of Smyrna 1831 The American Brig off Smyrna 41 x 55 cm not signed but definitely by Corsini, dated and inscribed - Private Collection United States of America

*Ianthe* J. Stapledon, entering Smyrna Bay 1864 Portrait of the English Sailing Vessel 45 x 66 cm signed and dated - British Collection

*Jessie Greig* Capt. David Jervis, Leaving Smyrna Bay 1862 The British Brig under full sail off Smyrna 47 x 70 cm signed, inscribed and dated

*Metamora* of Boston, Wm. L Hallet Commander, Smyrna 1836 The American Brig passing the fort at Smyrna harbour 44 x 64 cm not signed but definitely by Corsini, dated and inscribed - Private Collection United States of America

*Osmanli* Alfred Kendrick Master Lying at Smyrna April 1851 The American Barque of Boston at anchor off Smyrna (the entire port is shown) Gouache 45 x 61 cm signed, inscribed and dated very good condition - Private Collection United States of America

*Ottoman* of Boston, Commanded by Capt. John Atkins. March 28th 1839 The American Brig entering the port of Smyrna with the town and other shipping beyond 45 x 61 cm signed "Rafaele Corsini Pc.", dated and inscribed - Private Collection United States of America

*Palmer* of Boston, M. Powers master, Smyrna January 31st 1832 The American Brig at anchor in the harbour of Smyrna (the entire harbour is shown!) 45 x 62 cm not signed but definitely by Corsini, dated and inscribed outstanding condition - Private Collection United States of America

*Western Sea* H. S. Taylor, entering Smyrna Bay 1855 Portrait of the American Barque 44 x 65 cm signed - Private Collection USA


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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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