Project DescriptionDescription: Oil on board, 38.7 x 48.3 cm. Signed and dated lower right 'F.G.Melbye 1867'
Catalogue note: Born into a family of marine painters, Fritz Sigfried George Melbye was trained by his brother Anton. He travelled widely, painting seascapes, costal and harbour scenes as well as landscapes in Europe, the Caribbean, Venezuela, North America and Asia. Melbye was commissioned to paint the Imperial Summer Palace when he was in Peking. He died in Shanghai in 1896.
Provenance: Acquired from Christie’s, Sale 14237, Lot 126, Invoice no. DB17027337
Catalogue no.: 2017P0026-FSGM