Oil/canvas, 37,5 x 50 cm, lo. le. sign. Anton Melbye as well as dedicated 'Min Ven Erik Bögh' (for my friend Erik Bögh). - Erik Bögh (1822-1899) was a Danish poet and composer. - Danish marine painter. M studied at the Copenhagen Academy under Ch. W. Eckersberg, thereafter he worked in Paris a. Hamburg for some time. M. was the teacher of C. Pissarro a. H. Leitner.