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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Augustus, Joannes Franciscus (Belgian, 1842-1893) - Reverse on Glass Paintings
Worked in Antwerp, Belgium.
Ship Portraits and seascapes.
No information available, because his works are very rarely offered. However please send us an e-mail to receive an offer for your work by this artist (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
After being a sailor on an American ship for some years he worked in Antwerp as a scene and marine painter. He continued the tradition of Petrus Weyts and other artists in Belgium and preferred reverse on glass paintings, sometimes with the sky being painted on paper and placed behind the glass. All his works date in the National Scheepvaartsmuseum Antwerp date from 1878. Information about the artist and his oeuvre can be found also in our books "Ship Portrait Artists" and "World Register of Ship Portraits Edition 1999/2000" (coming in spring 1999).
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).


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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