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ShaferLAVLeon Alaric Shafer was a painter, etcher and illustrator best known for his maritime and military subjects. He contributed illustrations to books and to periodicals such as the New York Herald, and cover art for American Legion Monthly and The Literary Digest.

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SheppardWVSheppard was a true Renaissance Man: successful as an artist, teacher, author, yachtsman, navigator and yacht designer. He studied painting under the excellent M.F.H. de Haas in New York City, and received his formal art training at the Cooper Union.

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SkalagardHVHans Skalagard is a world renowned marine painter. He has been described as a "living legend" by art critics. Hans is a descendant of Vikings and was born in the Faeroe Islands of Denmark in 1924.

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SmithACV2Naval architect, philosopher and marine painter Archibald Cary Smith acquired his taste for the water at an early age. He grew up in New York, with the eastern shore of the Hudson river for a playground. Close by his home was the shipyard of the great William Webb and across the river in Hoboken was moored the fleet of the fledgling New York Yacht Club.

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MelbourneWVWilliam Melbourne Smith was an “impoverished, misfit, hyperactive student who passed high school only because he could draw and paint,” wrote Paul Wood in his book “The Ingenious Life of Melbourne Smith.”

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SnellHBVPainter Henry Bayley Snell was born at Richmond in England on September 29, 1858. He emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen and studied at the Art Students League in New York. He married English born artist Florence Francis in 1888. It is believed that the couple first came to Bucks County to visit the Lathrop's in 1898.

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StobartJV Born in Leicester, England, John Stobart began his artistic education at the Derby College of Art in 1946 and then studied at the Royal Academy between 1950-56. He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1952 and was elected to the Royal Society of Marine Artists in 1956.

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StorckWPV“The all-embracing challenge for me as a marine artist is unifying the elements of sea,wind,light and sailing vessels into a dynamic and truthful image from my heart and mind to the canvas.”

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V American sea painter William Pierce Stubbs was born in Bucksport, Maine in 1842. As the son of sea captain Reuben Stubbs his childhood years were filled with a fascination for the sea and the great sailing ships that worked their way along the Maine coast.

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SuttonJV.jpgBorn in 1935, John Sutton is a marine and landscape painter.
John Sutton studied at the Norwich School of Art. He obtained a National Diploma in design and painting followed by Postgraduate study at the Brighton College of Art and Craft.

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SwanMV Martin Swan was born in 1951 in the Isle of Wight. On leaving university Martin concentrated on becoming a professional artist. Having originally established a strong reputation as a landscape painter he is increasingly recognised as a marine artist. He has a particular interest in the Solent between the wars and the great yachts that sailed there during that time.

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TaylerDV D. Tayler is known for his skill as a Nautical painter. The son of a marine artist, Tayler painted the America's Cup J-Boat series as well as yachts and other yacht races.
His is a modern day painter who has studied the sea and seafaring vessels all his life.

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ThimganDV David Thimgan was without a doubt one of the leaders of a new generation of marine artists. Specializing in re-creating scenes of America’s seafaring past with emphasis on the West Coast and Pacific Rim waterways, David’s technique developed to near perfection.

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ThompsonEV Born in Mystic in 1899, Ellery Thompson was a dragger boat captain in and around New London for half a century, as well as a storyteller, author, and painter. He died in 1988. Thompson was profiled in The New Yorker in a two-part piece by Joseph Mitchell, January 4 and 11, 1947. Mitchell wrote:

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ThompsonTVTim Thompson is a respected, world-renowned oil painter, and one of the undisputed leaders of today’s generation of marine artists. Born in Hull, England in 1951, Thompson spent his childhood in the Channel Islands, where his interest in the sea and sailing first developed.

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TordoffFVBorn in Whitley Bay on the northeast coast of England where the area has a rich maritime heritage and Fred sketched local scenes and landmarks.
After a stint in the Royal Air Force, Tordoff studied Marine Radio and Electronics at the Kingston-Upon-Hull College.

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TylerJGV Born in Oswego, New York, the artist at fifteen moved to New York City, training under the hand of the influential marine artist and yacht designer, Archibald Cary Smith.
After his formal training, Tyler fused his own very personal style into creating unified depictions of sea, sky and vessel, each put forth with equal expression.

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WernerCMV We are photographers and graphic artists who have been producing commercial and editorial stock images for over thirty years.
Carol has a degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. Mike has a Master's degree in geochemistry from Iowa State.

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WhitehandMJVMICHAEL J. WHITEHAND, who was born in Bridlington, East Yorkshire in 1941, is a self taught marine artist. He specialises in oil paintings of marine scenes and currently works out of a studio in Cornwall. He is very prolific and his painting achieve prices well into the thousands.

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WilkinsonNV2Artist in oil, watercolour and drypoint, usually of marine subjects. Illustrator and poster artist, he also made an important contribution in both World Wars in the field of dazzle camouflage.
Born in Cambridge in 1878 he was educated at Berkhamsted School of Art.

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