a Whaler painted picture of a whaling ship at sea

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A Whaler painted picture of a whaling ship at sea, showing men preparing a whale aside a ship, oil on canvas, 49cm x 40cm, unsigned. Paintings by whaler's are very rare, and usually of a small format. Although naive in its style, this picture is an excellent example of its type, and notably a large and detailled example. It is likely that such a work would have been painted at sea, and therefore space would be an issue. For this reason the paintings of this type are usually smaller.

Date circa: 1850

Country: Norwegian


price: £9500.00 / $11590.00

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