Art Gallery of Old Ship Portraits and Marine Paintings

Image of Holm Ship Portrait

P.C. Holm (German, 1823-1888) - King Size OOC Ship Portrait of the *Barck SCANDIA fran Wifste Warf, commederad af Capt. Gustaf Bergensträhle 1856* The Swedish Bark under full sail off Heligoland with a Pilot Schooner and a full-rigged Ship from Hamburg (on the way to America) in the background Oil on canvas 63 x 91 cm (25 x 36 in.) signed lower right "P. Holm pinxt." and dated a second time 1856 outstanding condition (not relined, crackle, only very slight inpaint in minor areas in the sky), framed - Private Collection, USA

Note: An extra large and bright ship portrait executed in superb quality by P.C. Holm, who was besides of Lorenz and Heinrich Petersen, Jaburg Oltmann and the Fedelers the leading ship portrait artist in Germany.

Oilpainting on canvas -
Holm, Peter Christian (German, 1823-1888) - Ship Portrait of the Swedish Bark "Scandia" off Heligoland with other shipping beyond 1856 - Go back to the page for P.C. Holm or to the Gallery - Photo Copyright is with the FineArtEmporium

Presented by the FineArtEmporium in Hamburg.

Here is a close-up view of the vessel with the different flags (first mast: number flagg / main mast: name flagg / last mast: the Swedish ensign & the signs of the Marryot Code for identification of the Ship):

and finally another total view of the painting: