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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Sjöström, Lars Petter (Swedish, 1820-1896) - Watercolors and Gouaches
Worked as a Harbour Master and Ship Portrait Artist in Malmö, Sweden.
Ship Portraits of Scandinavian but also of German, Danish and English Sailing Vessels
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).
Sjöström´s drawing is overall quite accurate, especially the execution of the sea and figures. The quality of his paintings improved during his career reaching it´s peak shortly before his death. Information about the artist 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).

Examples of pictures by Lars Petter Sjostrom:

Image of Sjöström Painting

Ship Portrait of the Swedish Barquetine "Flamingo" ca. 1870, the vessel under full sail at sea, signed and inscribed with title, Watercolor and Gouache, 52 x 77 cm, framed - The Baltic Sea Collection

Note: The sky and the sails are painted in watercolor (heightened with white), while the hull and sea section is painted in Gouache. Click here or on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

Sjöström, Lars Petter
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Christine* af Oreby, Captn. Chr. Mengel 1873 – The Danish Sloop under sail at sea – 56 x 72 cm – signed, inscribed and dated - Swedish Collection

*Maria* fran Lysekil, Kaptn. Leopold Medlander 1894 – The Swedish Barque at sea – 45 x 65 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection Sweden

*Pegasus* 1873 – Swedish full–rigged Ship at sea – 45 x 60 cm – signed and dated – is in good condition - Swedish Collection

*Thankful* of Blyth, Captain W. Mitchell 1875 – The English Brig under full sail at sea with a castle in the distance – Watercolour and Gouache – 45 x 62 cm – inscribed with title, not signed but definitely a Sjöström

*Victoria* of Blyth – F.Clark Commander 1869 – The English Brigantine under full sail at sea – 42 x 56 cm – signed, inscribed and dated - Danish 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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