Antique, possibly 19th century, likely European oil on canvas painting depicting a coastal landscape with figures, ships and a building just on shore. Ships are in various states including beached on shore, at sea in the harbor and at the dock being loaded / unloaded.
signed lower right and dated 1886
Presented in a decorative, carved and gilt finished wood frame.
Sight: 9 7/8"H x 17 1/2"W
Frame: 18"H x 26"W
Condition: There is wear to the canvas. Heavy craquelure around a spot on the right side of the canvas that appears to be splitting not yet punctured. There is also discoloration to the upper edge, most notable in the upper left corner. There is loss of painted finish to the lower left edge around where the canvas is stretched over it's stretcher. The frame is also experiencing condition issues, there are losses to the gilt finish and chips to the outer edge in addition to the interior section which appears to becoming loose of the larger outer frame. The painting should be cleaned and restored to present as well as it can.
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