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A ship in high seas at sunset  1847

by Anton Melbye

Anton Melbye completed a number of paintings of ships in high seas which were marked by a distinctly Romanticist sensibility. His works tended to focus on the dramatic depiction of the sea, sky and light, with the intense study of ships being a secondary concern. In this marine painting, the artist has sought to manifest an intense atmosphere at sea by highlighting the con...
38 x 47 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of Nivaagaards Malerisamling



  1. Hi B.Reed. We just added more details about the painting. It is "oil on canvas".
  2. Is this Anton Melbye painting done directly on wood panel? Thank you.