Spanish School - Portrait of a Ship Captain - Circa 1860

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Spanish School - Portrait of a Ship Captain - Circa 1860

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Attractive oval portrait of a ship captain painted around 1860. He is represented on a ship deck, seated in a red velvet chair and leaning cross-armed on a wooden table. On the table below his right elbow we...Read more

Attractive oval portrait of a ship captain painted around 1860. He is represented on a ship deck, seated in a red velvet chair and leaning cross-armed on a wooden table. On the table below his right elbow we can barely make out two small sea shells, whose meaning and symbolism are unknown.


Artist: Unknown (unsigned).

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Condition: Very good condition, restored in 2007.

Dimensions: 85 x 70 cm. / 33 ½ x 27 ½ in.

Frame: 95 x 80 cm. / 37 ½ x 31 ½ in. Oval, gilt wood. Modern. Very good condition.

Origin: Spain.