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We are looking for works by:

Ivankovich, Basi (Italian/Austrian, 1815-1898) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Worked and lived in Trieste (at that time seaport to Austria), Italy and Dubrovnik, Bosnia.
Ship Portraits of larger Sailing Vessels and Steamers.
Prices depend on subject, size, date, quality and condition. Please send us an e-mail to receive an exact offer for your painting (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
Ivankovich, a sea captain by profession, was able to convey his first hand nautical experience in his remarkable ship portraits. The sailing vessel is usually shown under full sail at sea, in the background appears other shipping and the local coastline. Information about the artist and his oeuvre can also be found in our book "Ship Portrait Artists".
The FineArtEmporium might be interested in the direct purchase or brokerage of fine works by this artist. Please refer to our page "Contact" and send an e-mail to bais(at) 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 the artist:

Image of Ivankovich Painting

Ship Portrait of the Danish Brig "Marie, Capt. C.C. Nielsen 1880", the vessel is shown off the harbor of Trieste with other shipping beyond, Oil on canvas, 45 x 73 cm, on the stretcher are noted the journeys of the vessel by the Captain`s son P. Nielsen, the possession of a Private Collector in Western Germany - Note: the typical signature of the artist is as follows:

, nearly all works are signed. Click here or on the image to enlarge.

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

*Achievement* Capt. G. J. Brehaut, 1885 – The English Barque signalling for a pilot with a coastline (Trieste?) and other shipping in the background – 45 x 75 cm – signed titled bottom edge of painting and dated - Private Collection Great Britain

*Luz* Capt. Joh. S. Warkeham – The English Topsail–Schooner at sea with other shipping in the background – 45 x 66 cm – signed


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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