Category: painting

ltwilliammowett: HMS Hotspur off Brest, 1803 …

ltwilliammowett:

HMS Hotspur off Brest, 1803 by Geoff Hunt

hms-surprise: H.M.S. Royal Sovereign emerging …

hms-surprise:

H.M.S. Royal Sovereign emerging from her refit and lying in the Hamoaze, Plymouth Sound.

Stuart Bolton

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nyhistory: George H. Yewell paid sixty-five do…

nyhistory:

George H. Yewell paid sixty-five dollars for passage aboard the ship James Foster Jr., and on the back of his receipt, he painted a charming nautical scene. 

Read more on our From the Stacks blog! 

womblegrinch: Montague Dawson (1890-1973) – Up…

womblegrinch:

Montague Dawson (1890-1973) – Up she rises – the ship ‘North America’ (second pic is detail)

Oil on canvas. 28.25 x 42 inches, 71.8 x 106.7 cm.

Estimate: US$30,000-50,000.

Sold Potomack Company, Alexandria, Virginia, 27 Jan 2018 for US$45,000.

Ex collection William Myron Keck, founder of The Superior Oil Company.

shear-in-spuh-rey-shuhn: FRANK BRANGWYNThe Bru…

shear-in-spuh-rey-shuhn:

FRANK BRANGWYN
The Brunswick Caught Anchors With Her Enemy
Oil on Canvas
22" x 29"

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Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain in mur…

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain in mural near Grays Harbor Historical Seaport in Aberdeen, WA

thistleburr:

thistleburr:

Sultana as viewed from the foredeck of the Nyckel. Painted on a rainy day. Heavily inspired by Hiroshige.

grainne-nimhaille: “The good seaman weathers …

grainne-nimhaille:

“The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.”