Information for this biography from Vallejo Gallery (Web site : http://www.vallejogallery.com)
Duncan McFarlane. This excellent ship portraitist began his life's work in
Liverpool. It is believed that he later sailed to America and was
employed in the capacity of a ship and figure portraitist in Boston
(one of his works was published by Currier & Ives as a lithograph).
As a majority of McFarlane's works are unsigned, he has often been
confused with Liverpool artists such as Samuel Walters and Joseph
Heard. His paintings are noted for their skilled draftsmanship
and in the ratio of ships to the overall picture area.
number of artistic trademarks are associated with McFarlane: small
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