Riverfronts and Boats

Nestled between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, Philadelphia has wonderful waterfronts.

Aker Philadelphia Launching Day, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Aker Philadelphia, Launching Day

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard is a commercial shipyard located on part of the site of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. With headquarters in Oslo, it continues Philadelphia's long tradition of shipbuilding.

Boathouse Row Reflections, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Parkway and Museum District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Boathouse Row Reflections

Philadelphia is a world center for rowing and Boathouse Row has fifteen structures housing rowing clubs.

Lady in Waiting, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Lady in Waiting

The USS United States is the largest passenger vessel constructed in the U.S. and is now waiting for restoration at the Philadelphia waterfront.

Museum in Summer, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Parkway and Museum District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Museum in Summer

One of the most important Greek Revival buildings in the country, the world famous Philadelphia Museum of Art sits overlooking central Philadelphia and the Schuylkill River.

Museum on the 4th, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Parkway and Museum District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Museum on the 4th

One of the most important Greek Revival buildings in the country, the world famous Philadelphia Museum of Art sits overlooking central Philadelphia and the Schuylkill River.

Museum Reflections, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Parkway and Museum District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Museum Reflections

One of the most important Greek Revival buildings in the country, the world famous Philadelphia Museum of Art sits overlooking central Philadelphia and the Schuylkill River.

Philadelphia Docks Unloading the Wagenborg, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Philadelphia Docks, Unloading the Wagenborg

Wagenborg is a world wide shipping company located in the Netherlands. Philadelphia is the premier perishables port and ranks third for steel in the United States.

Picnic on the Schuylkill, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

Picnic on the Schuylkill

Fairmont, America's largest city park includes drives and vistas along Philadelphia's famed river.

The Moshulu, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

The Moshulu

Launched in 1904, this four-masted ship is now a popular restaurant in Philadelphia's harbor.

USS Olympia, Original oil paintings, Stretched canvas, Riverfronts and Boats, Paper, Note cards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cityscape, painter, John Schmiechen, Schmiechen, historic, oil painting, painting, American impressionist, impressionist

USS Olympia

This steel warship played a pivotal role in the Spanish-American War.  It is now moored at Philadelphia's waterfront.


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