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Gamain, Louis Honore Frederic (French, 1803-1871) - Oilpaintings on canvas, Watercolors
Lived and worked in Le Havre, France.
Seascapes and a few Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels
Unfortunately a reliable price range is not available as only very few paintings were offered in recent years. 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 professional marine artist of Le Havre, who received his training by the French Painter Th. Gudin. As can expected the execution of his ship portraits is rather fine. Information about the artist and his oeuvre can also be found in our book "Ship Portrait Artists".
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works by Louis Gamain 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 Louis Gamain:

Gamain, Louis Honore Frederic 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits
Image of Gamain painting

Seascape with a French Merchant Sailing Vessel under fire off a coastline, ca. 1860 the crew is disappearing from the vessel in a life boat Watercolor 41 x 58 cm (16 1/8 x 22 7/8 in.) signed "Louis Gamain" very good condition, passepartout, modern gold frame - Collection in Germany

Note: Louis H.F. Gamain lived and worked in Le Havre, France. From 1833 on he exhibited in the Salon at Paris and he is represented with his works in French museums, eg. the Mus. of Le Havre. Click on the image to enlarge the illustration or click here for a larger image. Photo Copyright is with the FineArtEmporium.

*Bernadin de St. Pierre* Cap. Ch. Callibart 1863 The French Brig off Havre harbour Oilpainting 54 x 73 cm signed and dated - German Collection

*Bernadin de St. Pierre* du Havre Cap. Pie. Bizet 1870 The French Brig off a lighthouse Watercolors 48 x 61 cm signed and dated


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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