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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Sörvig, Frederik Martin (Norwegian, 1820-1892) - Gouaches and a few Oilpaintings
Worked and lived in Bergen, Norway
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels and occasionally by Steamers.
Gouaches starting at Euro1.000 (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).
Sörvig belonged to a family of ship portrait artists in Bergen. He mainly depicted Scandinavian sailing vessels, yachts and steamers. He used a bright and fresh palette. 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 Frederik Sörvig 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 Frederik Sorvig:

Image of Sörvig Painting

Ship Portrait of the Swedish Yacht "Rapide" off Bergen, ca. 1860, the vessel shown under full sail in two positions with other local boats and Bergen in the background, inscribed with title, Gouache, 40 x 55 cm, bird`s eye maple frame, exhibited "Art Maritim, Hanseboot 1996" with a color illustration in the exhibition catalog, the possession of a Private Collector in Bremen, Northern Germany

Note: The vessel has a Masonic stander, which can be seen only very rarely on any vessels. A typical composition by the artist with bright colors and fine details. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

Sörvig, Frederik Martin
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Dagmar* 1868 The Danish Steamer at calm sea off Bergen 51 x 78 cm signed and dated good condition

*Dina Maria* af Thuroe, Capt. E.A. Hansen 1867 The Danish Galeas in two positions off the Norwegian coast (Bergen) 39 x 56 cm signed and dated Private Collection Northern Germany

*Lovisa* af Aarhuus Fört af Capt. I. P. Funder 1860 The Danish Schooner under sail at sea 42 x 54 cm signed, inscribed and dated Private Collection Northern Germany

*Mathilde* af Thuroe 1859 Portrait of the Danish Sailing Vessel 43 x 57 cm signed and inscribed - Private Collection Denmark

*Orion* fran Carlshamn, Capt. P. Isberg 1860 The Swedish Barque at sea 36 x 54 cm signed and dated check condition carefully Private Collection in Stockholm, Sweden


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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