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Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century

Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
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  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
  • Antique Pair Seascape Oil Paintings Fishing Boats 19th century
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A beautiful pair of seascape paintings of fishing boats attributed to William Mcalpine (British 19th century) titled 'Beached Fishing Vessels' and 'Shipping in Rough Seas', Circa 1860 in date.
 
This is a pair of sensitively painted waterscapes of boats on the shore and boats in very rough seas.

Many works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'In close quarters in the Channel off Dover' sold at Christie's South Kensington 'MARITIME & NAVAL BATTLES (PICTURES)' in 2006 for $5,488.

Condition:

In really superb condition the paintings and frames having been beautifully cleaned, please see photos for confirmation.
 
 

Dimensions in cm:

Height 42 x Width 73 x Depth 2 - frame

Height 28 x Width 59 - painting

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 4 inches x Width 2 feet, 5 inches x Depth 1 inch - frame

Height 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 11 inches - painting


Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

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