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Art Wanted: Sell your 19th Century Ship Portrait

We are looking for works by:

Weyts, Carolus Ludovicus (Belgian, 1828-1876) - Reverse on glass Paintings, a few Oilpaintings
Worked and lived in Antwerp, Belgium.
Ship Portraits by Sailing Vessels and a few Steamers
His reverse on glass paintings (ship portraits) starting at Euro 2.500 (Continental Europe) or or BP 1,300 (Great Britain) or $ 3,000 (USA). 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). We are not interested in glass pictures located outside of Europe.
Weyts who received his training from his father Petrus developed a slightly altered style but the execution is of the same quality. Please refer to the Petrus Weyts entry. 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 this artist (in Europe only, NOT overseas) 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).

Examples of pictures by the artist:

Image of Weyts Painting

Ship Portrait of the American full-rigged Ship "W.F. Schmidt of New York, Capt. B. Sears, passing Flushing 1862", Reverse on Glass Painting - 53 x 70 cm - inscribed with title and dated - original gilt frame - Private Collection Northern Germany

Note: A typical composition by the artist with a large view of the ship in the mouth of the Schelde with Flushing in the background. Click on the image to see a larger illustration. Photo Copyright is with the Fine Art Emporium.

Weyts, Carolus Ludovicus
Known works in Private Collections and in the Art Trade - Fine Art Emporium World Register of Ship Portraits, Edition 1999

*Ann* of Boston, William Allison Builder / Master Passing Flushing 1859 – American Topsail Schooner off Flushing with a Pilot in the background – Reverse on glass painting in the exact manner of Petrus Weyts (which was dead in 1859), done by one of his sons (Carolus or Ignatius) – 54 x 69 cm – inscribed and dated – good condition, original walnut veneered frame - Private Collection United States of America

*Charles Wood* 1858 – The English Topsail Schooner chased by a Pirate – Reverse on glass painting – 55 x 71 cm – not signed, but definitely a Weyts - good condition - Private Collection London, Great Britain

*City of Fooghow* of Glasgow, Captain J. Tait passing Flushing 1873 – The English full–rigged Ship under sail off Flushing – Reverse on glass painting – 57 x 74 cm – signed, inscribed with title and dated - Private Collection Great Britain

*Lurline* of Sunderland, Capt. James Gooding Passing Flushing 1863 – The English Barque off Flushing – Reverse on glass painting – 54 x 70 cm – inscribed and dated – in the original frame - Private Collection United States of America

*Mary Ann* of Salcombe passing Flushing – English sailing vessel – Reverse on glass painting – 55 x 72 cm - Private Collection Northern Germany


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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