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We are looking for works by:

Whitcombe, Thomas (British, c.1752-1824) - Oilpaintings on canvas
Lived and worked in London, Great Britain.
Seascapes, Harbor and Coastal Views, Battle Scenes and Ship Portraits
Works starting at BP 3,500 (Great Britain) or $ 5,000 (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).
His portraits of merchant ships, warships and East or West Indiaman are of the same high quality as his seascapes. The ship is usually depicted in two positions, often with other shipping and Dover beyond . Information about the artist and his oeuvre can also be found in our books "Ship Portrait Artists" and "World Register of Ship Portraits Edition 1999/2000" (coming in spring 1999).
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 pictures (ship portraits) by the artist:

Whitcombe, Thomas 
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade from our World Register of Ship Portraits

*Canton* 1796 – The English Man–of–War leaving the Downs – Oil on canvas – 66 x 99 cm

*Duchess of Atholl* 1822 – The British East Indiaman under sail in two positions off the South Coast with other shipping in the fore and background – Oil on canvas – 84 x 127 cm signed "Thos. Whitcombe" and dated – good condition
*Unidentified* 1810 – Portrait of an English full–rigged Ship in two positions off the Dover cliffs – Oil on canvas – 82 x 122 cm – signed and dated
*Unidentified* – An English 28–gun Frigate in three positions off Deals with boats in the foreground – Oil on canvas – 123 x 183 cm
*Unidentified East India Man* – 1818 – The English Ship shown as a portrait and taking a pilot – Oil on canvas – 53 x 102 cm – signed and dated
For an enlarged and updated listing please refer to our book "World Register of Ship Portraits, Edition 1999" (coming spring 1999). We have illustrations of all pictures/vessels (except of a few) in our files. Further information is available free of charge for owners of any Register edition.


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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