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Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Marine Painting

We are looking for works by:

Bennetter, Johann Jacob (Norwegian, 1822-1904) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Oslo, Paris, Stavanger and other places in Norway
Seascapes and Marine Art, Coastal Scenes, Historical Shipping, Steamers, Sailing Vessels, Landscapes
Starting at NOK 9.000 (Norway) or Euro 900 (Continental Europe). Prices depend on subject, size, date, quality and condition. Please send an e-mail to receive an exact offer for your work (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
Johann Bennetter was a seafarer until the 1840`s and was mainly active as an artist from 1850 to 1898 (the last years of his life he did not paint anymore because of a sickness of his eyes). From 1855 to 1870 he exhibited in the Salon at Paris and after 1866 in Stockholm, 1873 in Vienna / Philadelphia and after 1880 in Oslo. Most of his pictures shows scenes from Norway and some include nice moonlight effects. In the 1880`s he was travelling to Iceland as an artist.
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works with marine and fjord motifs (no landscapes) by Johann Bennetter 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).

Example of a picture by Johann Bennetter:

Bennetter, Johann Jacob 
Typical works by this marine artist from Private Collections and the Art Trade

Ship at the entrance of a Norwegian fjord 1853, signed and dated, Oil on canvas, 82 x 116 cm, Private European Collection


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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