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John Henry Mohrmann (Estebrügge 1857 - Bloomsbury 1916) - The Heinrich Horn passing Gibraltar


The Heinrich Horn passing Gibraltar

Lot-Nr. 112 | John Henry Mohrmann (Estebrügge 1857 - Bloomsbury 1916)


The Heinrich Horn passing Gibraltar | Result 4.100 €

Oil/canvas, 60,5 x 100 cm, r. u. sign. u. dat. H. Mohrmann 06, lo. le. inscribed 'S/S Heinrich Horn Capt. E. Haff passing Gibraltar 1906', some rest. - Marine painter a. ship portrait painter. M. 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 His works are considered to be among the best achievements of the genre before painted ship portraits were superseded by photography.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.

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