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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Strout, C. (British, active 1880s and 1890s) -Oilpaintings on canvas
Worked and lived in Falmouth, Great Britain
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels, mainly from England.
Oilpaintings startings at BP 700 (Great Britain) or Euro 1.000 (Continental Europe) or $ 1,500 (in the USA). 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).
The pierhead painter Strout is known through a few paintings in private collections, but biographical notes were so far not obtainable. Information about his oeuvre 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).

Example of a picture by C. Strout:

Image of Strout Painting

*Vine* of Newport, Capt. J. Hambly Dismasted 9 M.S.W. Thelilard 12th March 1884 The English sailing vessel in two positions (dismasted and repaired) 51 x 72 cm signed, inscribed and dated Private Collection Northern Germany

Note: Such "rememberance" paintings are known since the middle age, when they very executed as votive pictures to thank the Lord for the escape from the dangerous situation. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

Strout, C. 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Kate* of London, Capt. T. Harper off Lizard 1892 The English Topsail Schooner at calm sea Oil on board 51 x 76 cm signed, inscribed "Falm." and dated - Private Collection Great Britain

*Queen and Nation* c. 1880 The English Barque under full sail at sea with a coast line and other shipping beyond 58 x 85 cm inscribed


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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