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19th Century French Oil Painting

19th Century French Oil Painting

A lovely depiction of French maritime life at the end of the 19th century. This work is of an ocean-going hybrid steam / sail powered ship that is docked and perhaps being loaded for a voyage at sea, while the French flag flaps in the breeze. This was a time when seaports were bustling: transporting goods and people across the Atlantic and beyond. Before aviation, ocean-going vessels were the only way to move goods on a global scale. Oil on wood board. c.1890.

 

 

SKU: 

131C-7

Price: 

$295.00

Dimensions: 

10 7/8"H x 14 1/2"W x 1/8"D