Examples of Nautical and Maritime Antiques for Research and Education

Ex Voto Ship Portrait "PCR Naufragio del Barco Dalmato detto "Teresa" tutti si salvarono per Grazia Divina" dated 7 Lugno 1894 - ship wreck or the Dalmatian Bark "Teresa" where all men was saved to the grace of Mary - inscribed with title and dated - Oil on panel (probably a piece from the vessel, without undercoat) - 27 x 46 cm (10 1/2 by 18 inch) - original condition - Provenance: Private Collection, formerly acquired in Venice, Italy

Note: Ex Voto paintings were common Maritime Folk Art in the Catholic Southern European countries, most of these pieces are still in the families of the seafarers or in churches of harbor cities.

Seafarer from Northern Italy
(end of the 19th Century)
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Ex Voto
Seafarer from Northern Italy (ca. 1894) - Ship Wreck of the "Teresa" off some rocks - Go back to the Maritime Antiques Gallery

and following a another view of the painting (on the right side reflections of light):

and an enlarged image of a part of the inscription and the top of the mast:

and finally a photo of the back: