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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Murjahn, Heinrich (German, 1835-1901) - Oilpaintings on board and on canvas
Worked and lived in Lauenburg, Germany.
Ship Portraits of River Steamers, often with local background.
Prices starting at Euro 750 (Germany). 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).
Murjahn, a confectioner by profession, started painting in the 1880s. He painted a number of portraits of local river vessels, mostly steamers. His style is somewhat naive, but charming. Information about the artist can also be found in our books "Ship Portrait Artists".
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 a picture by the artist:

Image of Murjahn Painting

The German River Tug "Molch" 1894 off Lauenburg, with other smaller boats in the foreground, Oil on canvas 39 x 55 cm, very good condition, the possession of a Private Collector in Northern Germany

Note: A typical composition by the artist with the seafront of Lauenburg in the background. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

Murjahn, Heinrich
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits

- no further works available at the moment -


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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