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The Gibraltar accompanied by a Pilot

John Henry Mohrmann (Estebrügge 1857 - Bloomsbury 1916)


The Gibraltar accompanied by a Pilot

Lot-No. 114

Proceeds : 7.100,00 €


Oil/canvas, 50 x 90,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Henry Mohrmann 1910, lo. le. inscribed "S.S. Gibraltar Capt. B. Röter, 1910", some rest. - It"s a vessel of the Hamburg shipping company OPDR. - 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painter, his works are considered to be among the best achievements of the genre before painted ship portraits were superseded by photography.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 (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum), Hamburg, Bremen, Rostock, Antwerp a. others. - Lit.: Buchholz "Ship Portrait Artists".

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John Henry Mohrmann: The Gibraltar accompanied by a Pilot


John Henry Mohrmann (Estebrügge 1857 - Bloomsbury 1916)

The Gibraltar accompanied by a Pilot

Lot-No. 114

Proceeds : 7.100,00 €

Print

Oil/canvas, 50 x 90,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Henry Mohrmann 1910, lo. le. inscribed "S.S. Gibraltar Capt. B. Röter, 1910", some rest. - It"s a vessel of the Hamburg shipping company OPDR. - 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painter, his works are considered to be among the best achievements of the genre before painted ship portraits were superseded by photography.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 (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum), Hamburg, Bremen, Rostock, Antwerp a. others. - Lit.: Buchholz "Ship Portrait Artists".

The Gibraltar accompanied by a Pilot