Sail away with this Victorian oil painting of the schooner Levonia sailing off the coast of Portsmouth. Whether you're looking to spruce up your living room decor or feel the sea breeze, this painting is the perfect way to makewaves!
Subject seascape marine portrait of the British Schooner 2 masted sailing ship Levonia rigged in full sail portrayed in side profile sailing along along facing towards the right side in relative choppy seas. With sailor figures & captain on deck and the name of the vessel showing by the bow. With various blue and white also red ensign flags can be seen hoisted on the stern & main masts. With mainly clear blue sky with some white clouds hovering overhead. To the far left you can view the shore line view of Portsmouth. On the other flank you can view small sailing ships in the distance and other sloping shoreline.
A nice size with the frame being 72cm in width and 56.5 cm high.
Such a fascinating nautical scene.
Title Levonia Off Coast of Plymouth Captain P. J. Misson.
Signed by the British Marine artist R J Ryder.
Oil on board.
Provenance label verso.
Set in a traditional gilt frame.
Circa Late 19th Century Victorian era.
With a new hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
Offered in fine charming used condition.
The painting front surface in reasonable good order having various noticeable craquelure and foxing stains. Also with paint loss on the surface edges in places. Frame having some chips, losses in places commensurate with usage & age.
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Size of frame
High (56.5 cm)
Wide (72 cm)
Depth thickness of frame (4 cm)
H: 56.5cm W: 72cm D: 4cm
Late 19th century
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