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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Mears, George (British, active 1860-1895) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Newhaven, Great Britain
Ship Portraits of Cross Channel Paddle or Screw Steamers, occasionally Yachts
Prices starting at EUR 1.200 or BP 800 (Great Britain). 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).
Mears worked as an official artist to a railway company for which he portrayed many of their steamers, but also other sailing vessels and yachts. He used to work with a larger size canvas (appox. 50 x 100 cm). A feature of his paintings is the small coastline in the far distance. 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 George Mears 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 George Mears:

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

Please note, that these pictures are not for sale from us and that we have no additional information about the ships / vessels. They are stated only as an examples of works by the artist. Marine Paintings for sale (not necessarily by this artist) and Ship Portraits from the 19th Century can be found in our For Sale Category.

*Bordeaux* 1880 – The two–funnel English Channel Paddle Steamer outward bound for France with a Schooner beyond – 51 x 102 cm – signed and dated

*Brittany* – The two stuck Channel Paddle Steamer on his way to France at sea – 51 x 102 cm – signed - Private Collection in Great Britain

*Dreadnought* – 1881 – The English Paddle Steamer at sea – 35 x 57 cm – signed and dated - British Collection

*Parisian* 1897 – The English North Atlantic Mail Steamer off a coastline – Oil on canvas – 38 x 61 cm – signed and dated - British Collection

*Rouen* c. 1890 – The English Cross Channel Paddle Steamer (sister ship of the PARIS) at sea – 51 x 91 cm – signed - Private Collection in Great Britain

*Serapis* – 1890th – English troop ship (for the colonies) off Portsmouth – Oil on board – 46 x 81 cm – signed and dated - British Collection

*Shannon* 1890 – Portrait of the English Passenger Steamer with auxiliary sail set at sea with other shipping in the distance – 51 x 92 cm – signed and dated

*Victoria* 1886 – The English Paddle Steamer in a central profile view at sea – 51 x 92 cm – signed and dated

*Victoria and Albert II* – 1892 – The British Royal Yacht – 46 x 81 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection in Great Britain


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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