1 Fine Maritime Artwork Watercolour Painting RMS Empress of England & Britain Ships Docked In River Mersey Liver Buildings.
A superb depiction
A beautiful watercolour painting.
English school well known local Liverpool artist Ron Bentley.
He is renowned of his paintings of maritime ship seascapes.
His work appear in collections and sale of art dealers around the world.
He also wrote a short description talking about the scene he painted and he signed it also at the bottom.
With the famous Liverpool docks & Pier Head Liver Buildings on the shoreline in the background.
Along with tug boats & steam passenger liner ships.
RMS Empress of England was an ocean liner built in 1956-1957 by Vickers-Armstrongs, Newcastle, United Kingdom for the Canadian Pacific Steamships.
The ship was launched in 1956 and she undertook her maiden voyage in 1957.
She was a near identical sister ship to Empress of Britain. Empress of England was intended for sailing between Liverpool and Montreal.
The ship was launched by Lady Eden, the wife of the Prime Minister Anthony Eden on 9 May 1956.
Empress of England's maiden voyage began on 18 April 1957.
The ship sailed from Liverpool bound for Montreal, Quebec.
Trans-Atlantic crossings continued until starting her last regularly scheduled crossing which began on 14 November 1969.
The ship accomplished some cruises before she was sold in March 1970 to Shaw, Savill & Albion Line.
RMS Empress of Britain was a transatlantic ocean liner built by Fairfield Shipbuilding at Govan on the Clyde in Scotland in 1955-1956 for Canadian Pacific Steamships.
This ship was the third of three CP vessels to be named Empress of Britain regularly traversed the trans-Atlantic route between Canada and Europe until 1964, completing 123 voyages under the Canadian Pacific flag.
Using an almost photorealism style of painting with extreme accuracy in its execution.
Having a fine masters touch with exceptional controlled brush work.
Which really captures the river water as it looks so realistic you can feel like you can touch it.
Very pleasing to the eye a most relaxing enjoyable scene.
Circa mid 20th century dated 1957.
Set in rather attractive small gilt frame.
Watercolour on paper with board lining.
With protective glass cover.
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Bought from a retired commercial shipping sea Captain from Liverpool.
Hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.
Offered in fine used condition.
Having various noticeable foxing stains to the painting surface commensurate with usage & age.
Frame has various noticeable scuffs, stains, wear & some small chips in places.
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