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Adam, Victor Edouard Charles (French, 1868-1935) - Oilpaintings on canvas (rarely also on board)
Worked and lived in Le Havre, Northern France.
Ship Portraits, Marine Scenes, sometimes with local background
Ship Portraits or Marine Paintings are starting at Euro 900 (Continental Europe) or US$ 1,000 (USA) or BP 500 (Great Britain). For large portraits of Sailing Ships higher prices apply of cause. Prices depend on subject, size, date, quality and condition. Please send us an e-mail to receive an exact offer for your painting (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
The oldest son of Edourd Adam (and brother of Edmond A. ) who continued the tradition and style of his father. Many of his works depict Steamers around the turn of the century and at the beginning of the 20th century. Unsigned works (and in fact not all the works of the Adam family are signed) might be confused with those by his father or his younger brother. More information about the artist and his oeuvre can be found in our books "Ship Portrait Artists".
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works by this artist 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 a picture by the artist (for illustration only):

Image of Adam Painting

King-Size Ship Portrait of the Swedish Bark "Wakefield", ca. 1905-10, the vessel under full sail off the French coast near Le Havre, inscribed, Oil on canvas, 62 x 92 cm, very good condition (mint), original period gilt frame- Private Collection

Note: This painting was done by Adam`s sons Victor Edouard. He worked in a very similar style and was trained by his father Edouard Adam (1847-1929). Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

Adam, Victor Edouard Charles 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits
*Blairgowrie* 1926 – Portrait of the English Steamer at sea with coastal background – 58 x 90 cm – appeared in good condition
*Brookside* (Capt) George Dabner 1898 – The English Freight Steamer at sea – 61 x 92 cm – signed "Adam fils", inscribed with title along the bottom and dated – needed to be cleaned and restored when appeared
*Chr. Broberg* – The Danish Steamer in a central profile view at sea – 59 x 91 cm – signed and dated
*Emanuel* – The German iron Barque under shortened sails in a light swell with other shipping beyond – 60 x 92 cm – signed
*Linda Park* 1894 – The English Barquetine at sea – 62 x 91 cm – signed and dated
*Rhön* 1927 - The German Steamer of Hamburg at sea – 37 x 54 cm – signed, dated and inscribed with the captains name – good condition, in the original frame - Private Collection Belgium
*Rosario* Captain David James c. 1900 – The English Steamer in a light swell, other ship ping in the distance – 62 x 92 cm – signed
*Triton* – The English Steamer at sea– 60 x 90 cm – signed "V. Adam" – The Property of an Italian Collector 
*Zoe* – Portrait of the English Steamer at open sea– 61 x 92 cm – not signed but well attributed to Adam (Victor or Edmond)
*Unidentified* 1889 – Portrait of an English Sail and Steam Ship at sea– 62 x 92 cm – signed and dated
Image of Adam Painting

Ship Portrait of the French Bark "Albu...(difficult to read)", ca. 1905-10", the vessel under slightly reduced sails on the open sea - signed lower right "Ed. Adam" and inscribed with the ship`s name on the bow - Oil on board - 40 x 50 cm - very good condition, in the original frame - German Collection

Note: An appealing picture with the light palette of colors the younger Adam used in most of his works. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.


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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