Antonio Lenga a ship painter was working in the early 19th century, in Malaga, Spain.
Antonio Lenga has escaped mention in American works on marine artists, though works by Malaga painters with the last name Lengo or Lengi- and other first names – have been discovered.
(Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Harry N. Abrams, Inc, New York.p 64-65)
Antonio Lenga was a contemporary of Ange- Joseph Antoine Roux (young brother of Mathieu Antoine Roux). A comparison of similar styles can be seen between Roux and Lenga’s marine watercolours as noted by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.