Out to sea with William Ayerst Ingram (W. Ayerst Ingram) who lived from 1855 to 1913. An English painter and member of the Newlyn School, he was a friend of Harold and Laura Knight. A member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors.

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“Sailing Ship at Sea with Ghost Freighter.” Date unknown. In the public domain in the United States because the artist had been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Ayerst_Ingram_-_Sailing_Ship_At_Sea.jpg
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“Schooner on the High Seas.” No date. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © Falmouth Art Gallery. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/schooner-on-the-high-seas-14651
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“Falmouth Bay.” No date. Watercolor and body color. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/william-ayerst-ingram/falmouth-bay-ArNkHKpkxvN0j-800VFGjQ2
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Seascape with sailing vessel in foreground. No date. Watercolor. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/18915/lot/260/

Nineteenth century paintings of the Rock of Gibraltar. Different artists, two being British.

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY “An early view of Gibraltar with landmarks.” Early 19th c. English school. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26027/lot/27/?category=list&length=114&page=1
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“Gibraltar.” 1876. British. Signed and dated “James Webb 76” on the lower right. James Webb, artist (1825-1895). Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/james-webb-1825-1895-gibraltar-5834256-details.aspx
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“Views of Algeciras on the Rock of Gibraltar.” No date. German. Fritz Bamberger, artist (1814-1873). In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/views-of-algeciras-on-the-rock-of-gibraltar-fritz-bamberger.html

Down to the sea with painter James Hamilton (1819-1878). Born in Ireland he immigrated to the United States and worked here.

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“Near Point Pedro, Below the Golden Gate.” 1877. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Woodmere Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://woodmereartmuseum.org/explore-online/collection/near-point-pedro-below-the-golden-gate
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Untitled. No date. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower left. Image © 2020 Terenchin. Fair use license. via https://www.terenchin.com/2016/12/02/james-hamilton-1819-1878/
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“What are the Wild Waves Saying.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://prabook.com/web/james.hamilton/3742282#works

Down to the water and into a boat with Canadian-American Tonal painter Edward Mitchell Bannister. Living from 1828 to 1901, he liked to paint pastoral scenes. He was one of the few Black painters of the nineteenth century to win significant recognition in North America.

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“The Farm Landing.” 1892. Oil on canvas. Collection of the White House, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edward_Mitchell_Bannister_-_The_Farm_Landing_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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“River Scene.” 1883. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27River_Scene%27_by_Edward_Mitchell_Bannister,_1883,_oil_on_canvas,_Honolulu_Museum_of_Art.JPG
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“Dorchester, 1856.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (and the Renwick Gallery) . In the public domain due to age. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/b/ba-baq/edward-mitchell-bannister/dorchester-1856

Painting somewhere down near the water. American. Mary Blood Mellen, painter (1819-1886). Studying under artist Fitz Henry Lane, she is associated with the Hudson River School.

"Field Beach, Stage Fort Park." ca. 1850. Oil on canvas mounted over board.
“Field Beach, Stage Fort Park.” ca. 1850. Oil on canvas mounted over board. Image © Cape Ann Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.capeannmuseum.org/collections/objects/field-beach-stage-fort-park/
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“Moonlight Landscape.” 19th c. In the public domain due to age. via https://americangallery.wordpress.com/2012/07/15/mary-blood-mellen-1817-1882/
"Boat in Gloucester Harbor." 19th c. Oil on canvas.
“Boat in Gloucester Harbor.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Image © 1999 – 2020 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2432/lots/71

Down to the sea with French artist Henry Mosny, a 19th century painter who mostly painted the seashore.

"Fisherman's family in the Côte d'Opale." 1885.
“Fisherman’s family in the Côte d’Opale.” 1885. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “HMosny 1885”. Image © HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions Munich. Fair use license. via https://www.hampel-auctions.com/a/Henry-Mosny-Maler-des-19-Jahrhunderts.html?a=99&s=417&id=524444&q=9742&kid=9742&qa=
Untitled work. 1888. Oil on panel.
Untitled work. 1888. Oil on panel. Signed and dated on the lower right. Image © Fine Art Auctions Paris (FAAP). Fair use license. via http://auctionsparis.com/html/fiche.jsp?id=9591407&np=&lng=fr&npp=150&ordre=&aff=&r=
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Landscapes by American painter Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925). Various collections. Mostly with trees, one with just water.

"Morning." Undated.
“Morning.” Undated. Image courtesy Peabody Institute. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.urbanartantiques.com/2009/dwight-william-tryon-and-his-early-spring/
"After Sunset looking East." 1915. Painting.
“After Sunset looking East.” 1915. Painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:After_sunset_looking_east_dwight_william_tryon.jpeg
"Apple Blossoms." ca. 1895.
“Apple Blossoms.” ca. 1895. Painting. Signed D W Tryon 1805″ on the bottom right. Uploaded by and collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Apple_Blossoms_-_Dwight_William_Tryon_-_overall.jpg
"Before Sunrise, June 1905." 1905.
“Before Sunrise, June.” 1905. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/sunrise-june-63762

Down to sail the seven seas with artist John Erik Christian Petersen (1839-1874). Born in Denmark, he mostly painted in America.

"View of Forty Steps Beach, Nahant."  ca. 1870.
“View of Forty Steps Beach, Nahant.” ca. 1870. Collection of the Nahant Historical Society. In the public domain due to age. via http://myweb.northshore.edu/users/ccarlsen/poetry/nahant/image_pages/view_of_forty_steps_beach_painting.html
"Rescue After Storm." 1869.
“Rescue After Storm.” 1869. Oil on canvas. Inscribed “”John E.C. Peterson (sic) pinxit, MDCCCLXIX”. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2371/lots/304
"Ship Orozimbo H. L. Townsend Master. off Key West Florida, Sept. 10th 1860." 19th c.
“Ship Orozimbo H. L. Townsend Master. off Key West Florida, Sept. 10th 1860.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Signed “J. Petersen ” on the lower right. Image © CRN Auctions, Cambridge. Fair use license. via http://www.crnauctions.com/trove/lots/detail/11108/245

Down to the sea back when ships had sails. American. Fitz Henry Lane , artist. Living from 1804 to 1865, he painted and made prints in what later came to be called the Luminism style with its pervasive light.

"Castine Harbor." 1852.
“Castine Harbor.” 1852. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Portland Museum of Art. In the public domain due to age. via http://collections.portlandmuseum.org/Obj5737?sid=182&x=7296&port=1
"Boston Harbor." 1854.
“Boston Harbor.” 1854. Oil on canvas. Collection of the White House, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published or registered before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fitz_Henry_Lane_-_Boston_Harbor_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
"Stage Fort across Gloucester Harbor." 1862.
“Stage Fort across Gloucester Harbor.” 1862. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11396

More sailing upon the sea but from a bit back. Some with lighthouses. James Gale Tyler, American painter (1855-1931). So popular was he that even his paintings of dark ships heading home in the dark sold instantly.

"The Steam Yacht 'Stella' of Commodore James Walter Thompson." ca. 1880. Oil on canvas,
“The Steam Yacht ‘Stella’ of Commodore James Walter Thompson.” ca. 1880. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Image © 2019 Terenchin. Fair use license. via https://www.terenchin.com/2012/09/17/james-gale-tyler-1855-1931/
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“Schooner Yacht ‘Water Witch’ in New York Harbor.” ca. 1880’s. Image © Incollect.com 2019 and Vallejo Gallery, Newport Beach. Fair use license. via
"Sailboat with Lighthouse at Night." Late 19th c.
“Sailboat with Lighthouse at Night.” Late 19th c. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/16fd06-doyle-home/catalogue/116-james-gale-tyler
Late 19th c. Watercolor on paper.
Late 19th c. Watercolor on paper. Image 1996 – 2019 © iCollector.com. Fair use license. via https://www.icollector.com/JAMES-GALE-TYLER-American-1855-1931-Watercolor_i30338564