Art Gallery of Old Ship Portraits and Marine Paintings

Image of China Trade Ship Portrait

China Trade Artist (Canton, ca. 1850) - Ship Portrait of a Danish full-rigged Ship in the Pearl River, ca. 1850-60 The Ship under full sail at calm sea on its way to Canton with various Chinese / other European shipping and the shore of the Chinese Coast in the background, romantic early evening impression Oil on canvas 45 x 59 cm (17 3/4 x 23 1/4 in.), with frame 56 x 70 cm (22 x 27 1/2 in.) in an original Chinese frame with walnut veneer and marquetry of jacaranda and other wood as well as gilted lines, covered with shellac - Private Collection, MD, USA

Note: A fine early China Trade painting in good condition, normal fine age crackle of varnish all over (not visible from normal viewing distance), an area of slightly stronger crackle in the lower water section and left low of the bow, has been restored professionally: relined, repairs and inpaint above the bow and within the first sails and on the left side at the area above and within the Chinese boat.

ChinaTrade Ship Portrait
China Trade Artist of Canton, mid 19th Century - Ship Portrait of a Danish Clipper Ship in the Pearl River - Go back to the Gallery - Photo Copyright

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And here is a total view of the painting with the beautiful Chinese frame (some light reflections on the right side):

and here is a detail image of the bow with the Chinese and European shipping and the coast with the wall in the background:

and here an enlarged view of the stern of the ship with man on board:

and a second enlarged image:

and here are two further images showing, a detail of the original frame and the back of the pictures:


and a last detail view of the ship itself: