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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Polli, Felice (Italian, 1793-1859) - Watercolors
Worked and lived in Trieste (sea port of Austria), Italy.
Ship Portraits, sometimes with Trieste harbor in the background.
Watercolours starting at BP 500 (Great Britain) or $ 850 (in the USA) or Euro 800 (Continental Europe). 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).
Polli´s main profession was director of Naval Construction in Trieste, but he was also active as an artist between c. 1815 until 1840 and produced a number of fine watercolours. 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 this artist 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 the artist:

Image of Polli Painting

Ship Portrait of the British Brig "Eliza, James Harris Commander leaving Trieste 1836", the vessel is shown in two positions departing from the harbor of Trieste, signed, inscribed with title and dated, Watercolor 40 x 59 cm, the possession of a Private Collector in Bremen, Northern Germany

Note: A typical composition by the artist with a rather detailled portrait of the vessel in the Adriatic Sea. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

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

*Laura* of Guernsey, Wm. Mellish Commander 1827 The English sailing vessel is shown under sail off Trieste Harbor 44 x 61 cm signed "F. Polli in Trieste", inscribed with title and dated - Private Collection in Great Britain

A View of the Brig *Rio*, Packet of Guernsey, Nicholas Le Mesurier Commander, entering the port of Trieste on the 19th August 1824 The English Brig entering Trieste harbour 43 x 59 cm signed, inscribed and dated - British Collection


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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