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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Skillet, Stephan D. (British, active c. 1835-1860) - Oilpaintings on canvas, few watercolours
Lived and worked in London, Great Britain
Ship Portraits of larger Sailing Vessels and of a few Steamers
Starting at BP 850 (Great Britain) = ca. US $ 1,400. 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).
Skillet portrayed the vessel usually in one position at sea or off a coastline. 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 (oilpaintings) by Stephan Skillet 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 Stephan Skillet:

Skillet, Stephan D. 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Ajdaha* 1847 – The English Frigate with auxiliary paddle steam engine under full sail at sea – Watercolour – 33 x 46 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection Great Britain

*Claymore* – The English East Indiaman at sea – Oil on canvas – 49 x 74 cm – signed and inscribed "London" - Private Collection Great Britain

*Limerick*1839 – The English Paddle Steamer with auxiliary sails set off Wicklow, Ireland (two Oilpaintings on canvas – a pair) – each 59 x 80 cm – one signed and dated - Private Collection Great Britain

* Odine* – English three–masted Steamer (early type, looks like a sailing vessel) off a rocky coast – Oil on canvas – 61 x 92 cm – signed - German 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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