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Fine Watercolour Painting RMS Empress of England & Britain Liner Ships & Tug Boats River Mersey
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- 1 Fine Maritime Artwork Watercolour Painting RMS Empress of England & Britain Ships Docked In River Mersey Liver Buildings.
- Subject maritime.
- 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.
- Condition report.
- 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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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate
14.17" High (36cm)
16.14" Width (41cm)
0.78" Depth thickness of the frame (2cm)