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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Ogilvy, Charles (British, 1832-1890) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Liverpool, Great Britain.
Ship Portraits often of local Pilot Schooners and Seascapes
Prices starting at or BP 1,000 (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).
Ogilvy used to portray mainly local pilot schooners, British merchant sailing vessels or steamers. He had a tendency to use a warm palette, preferring yellow or light red colours in the sky section. 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 Charles Ogilvy 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 Charles Ogilvy:

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

*Amy* 1865 – The English Barque depicted sailing in direction to the viewer off Anglesey with the Liverpool Pilot Schooner No. 7 beyond – 61 x 92 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection in Great Britain

*Braganza* c. 1880 – The English Screw Brig (Steam and Sail) at sea with coastal background – 50 x 70 cm - Private Collection Grat Britain

*Isis* 1877 – The English two–masted Steamer with auxiliary sail set at sea – 51 x 76 cm – signed and dated - British Collection

*Lancashire Witch* – Portrait of the Liverpool Pilot Schooner with No. 7 under full sail at sea with an approaching Ship in the background – Oil on board – 37 x 56 cm – not signed, but well attributed to Ogilvy – good condition

*Rathfern* 1874 – The English iron full–rigged Ship under sail at sea with other shipping in the distance – 51 x 76 cm – signed and dated

*St. Joseph* 1867 – The large American Clipper off a coastline with other shipping in the distance – 60 x 90 cm – with the original bill of sale - Private Collection in the United States of America


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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