Calmare Key

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Poster with a classic oilaging of the known vessel Calmare Key who leaves Gothenburg. The painting is painted in 1922 by the beloved marine artist Jacob Hägg who was also a Swedish naval officer.

Hägg painted the painting before the Anniversary Exhibition in Gothenburg in 1923. The painting hung together with Hägg's other major works in The Maritime Museum's property in the maritime pavilion. The anniversary exhibition in Gothenburg was arranged to celebrate the city's 300th anniversary.

The ship Calmare Key left Gothenburg in November 1637 with a course towards North America. Captain was Jan Hindricksen van der Water. On board the ship were Swedes, Finns and Dutch, who had the task of building the colony New Sweden on the west bank of the Delaware River. Calmare Key was a newly built three-masted ship that was bought in Holland in 1629 by the cities of Kalmar and Jönköping.

Artist: Jacob Hägg | Created: 1922.

Frame is not included.

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Frame not included for posters but needs to be purchased separately - either via the popup that opens when you add to cart or via our collection page for frames.

Our posters and canvas comes from one of the world's leading manufacturers of fine art prints - Hahnemühle.


The 210g paper is matte with a structure and warm tone that gives the image a fantastic depth. Thanks to the unbeatable quality of the paper, you can count on a durability of up to 60 years if you avoid strong sunlight or other loads.


Our canvas is printed on Hahnemühle's exclusive 370g Art Canvas Smooth with a natural white tone and a fantastic color reproduction. Our canvas prints are as close as you can get to real art.

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