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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Sun Qua (Chinese, active c. 1860-1870) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in Hong Kong
Ship Portraits of Sailing Vessels
Prices starting at BP 1,200 (Great Britain) or $ 3,000 (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 work by this artist (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
Sun Qua was one of the many port painters working in Hong Kong during that period. He was one of the few who signed their works. 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 Sun Qua 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 Sun Qua:

Sun Qua 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

*Roscius* c. 1860 – The American full–rigged Ship in nice weather approaching at Hong Kong with other shipping beyond – 45 x 59 cm – signed lower right and on the back of the frame in Chinese – untouched good condition, original Chinese frame - Private Collection United States of America

*Roscius* c. 1860 – The American full–rigged Ship under shortened sails in heavy seas – 45 x 59 cm – unsigned but definitely the second painting of the pair – untouched good condition, original Chinese Chippendale frame - Private Collection United States of America


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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