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John Henry Mohrmann (Estebrügge 1857 - Bloomsbury 1916) - Ship Portrait of the Tarpenbek


Ship Portrait of the Tarpenbek

Lot-Nr. 136 | John Henry Mohrmann (Estebrügge 1857 - Bloomsbury 1916)


Ship Portrait of the Tarpenbek | Result 8.000 €

Oil/canvas, 61 x 100 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. J. Henry Mohrmann 1912, min. dam., unframed. - It"s a vessel of the Kröhn & Burchardt shipping company. - Marine painter a. ship portrait painter, worked as sailer, stage designer a. restorer before settling in Antwerp where he soon became a sought after ship portrait painter, his works are considered to be among the best achievements of the genre before painted ship portraits were superseded by photography. By inclining the ships to the viewer M. is able to show more details on deck. - Mus.: Bremerhaven (Dt. Schiffahrtsmus.), Hamburg, Bremen, Rostock, Antwerpen u.a. - Lit.: Buchholz "Ship Portrait Artists".

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