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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Franco, H. (Italian/Austrian, active c. 1850-70) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Trieste, Italy (at that period Austrian seaport) and Dubrovnic (former Yugoslavia).
Ship Portraits of local and foreign Sailing Vessels
Prices starting at Euro 1.000 (Continental Europe). 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).
A ship portrait painter of Trieste with a rather limited output. His style and execution is similar to that of Basi Ivancovich. The handling of the sea is fluid and he used a palette with warm colours. Information about Franco can also be found in our book "Ship Portrait Artists".
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works by H. Franco 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 pictures by H. Franco:

Franco, H. 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Baron Vranyczary* Cap. Pietro Cumicich The Austrian Barque off an Adriatic Harbour (Trieste?) 40 x 58 cm signed very nice work by this artist


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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