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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Spencer, William Barnett (British, active 1863-1884) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in London, Great Britain
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels.
Prices starting at BP 1,000 (Great Britain) or US $ 2,000. 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).
W.B.Spencer was apparently a relative of R.B.Spencer, he painted in very much the same style and produced a smaller number of ship portraits, mostly depicting British vessels, often with the white cliffs of Dover in the distance. 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 Spencer 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 William B. Spencer:

Spencer, William Barnett 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Abyssinian* Wm. Jones Commander, 1266 Tones Register The English Clipper with shortened sails passing a coast line 46 x 78 cm no information about signature available - Private Collection United States of America

*Unidentified* Portrait of a British full rigged Ship off a coastline 48 x 79 cm signed - Private Collection Great Britain


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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