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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Hughes, John (British, 1806-1880) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Liverpool, Great Britain
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels.
Prices starting at BP 2,000 (Great Britain) or $ 5,000 (in the USA). 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).
Hughes worked mainly for British and American clients. The depicted ship is worked out in detail and he had an inclination to decorate the ship with all possible flags and ensigns. Information about the artist can also be found in our book "Ship Portrait Artists".
The FineArtEmporium is interested in the direct purchase of fine works by John Hughes 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 pictures by John Hughes:

Hughes, John 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Great Western* The famous English Paddle Steamer off the coast with the "Great Eastern" in the background 51 x 71 cm signed

*M. P. Grace* 1876 Portrait of the American Sailing Ship 61 x 91 cm signed and dated - Private Collection USA


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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