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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Witham, Joseph (British, 1831-1901) - Oilpaintings and a few Watercolors
Lived and worked in Liverpool, Great Britain.
Ship Portraits, mainly of sailing vessels.
Works in oil starting at BP 800-1,000 (Great Britain). 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).
Witham produced fine and professionally executed portraits of sailing vessels and steamers. His style was influenced by other marine artists of the time and area (e.g. Samuel Walters). 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 by the artist:

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

*King Orry* c. 1890 The Isle of Man Paddle Steamer off Liverpool Oil on canvas 29 x 49 cm signed

*Mary Hough* 1893 Portrait of the English Steamer Oilpainting 51 x 75 cm signed, inscribed and dated
*Mary Jane* c. 1850 The English Paddle Steamer with auxiliary sails set at sea Oil on canvas 61 x 92 cm indistinctly signed needed to be cleaned when appeared
*Pilot No. 1* 1897 The Steam Pilot boat with auxiliary sails set at sea with sailing vessels in the distance and a companion (Fleet in a Squall) Oil on canvas 41 x 61 cm signed and dated
*Pilot No. 1* c. 1880 The Schooner rigged Pilot Sailing boat at sea with a Barque in the distance Oil on canvas 38 x 59 cm signed
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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