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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

McLachlan, M. (British, active c. 1860-1886) - Oilpaintings on canvas, a few Watercolors
Worked and lived in Stockton, Great Britain.
Ship Portraits of English sailing vessels and steamers.
Oilpaintings starting at BP 600 (Great Britain) or US$ 1,000 (USA) or Euro 900 (Continental Europe). Prices depend on subject, size, date, quality and condition. Please send us an e-mail to receive an exact offer for your painting (free of charge for persons considering to sell their painting).
A less known ship portrait artist who worked in the typical style of the period. In his best paintings he created a lively sea using a wide palette of colours. 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 Mc Lachlan 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 a picture by Mc Lachlan:

Image of Mc Lachlan Painting

Ship Portrait of the British Bark "Jausy" 1864, the vessel is shown under shortened sails in a slight swell, signed and dated, Oil on canvas, 50 x 76 cm, good condition, the possession of a Private Collector in Germany

Note: Probably the second sailing vessel in the background is a second view of this bark. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

McLachlan, M.
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits, Edition 1999

*Archam* 1885 – The English full–rigged Ship under sail at sea with a coastline and other shipping in the distance – 57 x 90 cm – signed and dated

*Argyll* 1886 – The English Barque in coastal waters – Oil on board – 31 x 46 cm –signed and dated - Private Collection in Great Britain

*Falcon* 1860 – The two–masted English Steamer off Ailsacraig – 61 x 92 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection in Great Britain

*Martaban* 1883 – The English three–masted Steamer with auxiliary sails set at sea with other shipping in the distance – 40 x 63 cm – signed and dated - Private Collection in the United States of America

*Mary Scott* 1863 – The English full–rigged Ship under sail at sea – 51 x 76 cm – signed and dated - British Collection

*Trondheim* 1865 – The Norwegian Steamer with auxiliary sails set in a light swell with a sailing ship in the distance – 51 x 76 cm – signed and dated


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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