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The Lady Washington Brig

Title: The Lady Washington Brig
Description: Original pastel painting of the square-rigged sailing vessel, the Lady Washington, seen at anchor in the Pacific Northwest of the USA. My thanks to Michael Ryan for permission to use his wonderful reference photograph. Image size 13.5" x 19.5" (35cm x 50cm), Panpastels and pastel pencils on Pastelmat board (unframed). The first Lady Washington was a 90-ton brig named after Martha Washington. She was the first American-flagged vessel to round Cape Horn, making landfall in Oregon in 1788. She took part in the fur trade and carried tea and porcelain across the Pacific from China. She was the first US ship to reach Japan, but was lost off the Philippines in 1797. The present Lady Washington is a full scale replica, launched in 1989 and sails up and down the coast of California, Oregon and Washington, offering educational programs. (Please note, watermarks do not appear on original image.)
Size: 13.5"x19.5"
Format: Original artwork
Presentation: Unmounted
Medium: Pastel
Genre: Fine, Seascape, Skyscape, Others
Colour: Blue, brown, grey, yellow
Keywords: Ship, tall ship, Lady Washington, sailing, historic, transport, brig, sail, masts,boat,US,USA,ocean,sea, waves, sky, clouds, flags, Pacific,marine, maritime, Elaine Jones, painting, drawing, pastel,gift, for sale, buy
Delivery Details: Price includes free mainland UK tracked delivery. Please contact me for overseas delivery rates.
Price: £130.00
Status: For Sale

Artist Information

Name: Elaine Jones
Phone: 07415498444
Acceptable Payment Methods: Paypal
Elaine Jones

Artist Biography:

I am a UK-based artist whose art hangs in homes from the west coast to the east coast of the USA and from the north to the south of the UK. I am so excited to know that my paintings and drawings are bringing pleasure to others after I have enjoyed creating them!

Childhood tales of my grandfather's adventures as a flight mechanic for pioneering aviator Sir Alan Cobham, and my father's involvement with the Fairey Delta project, aircraft naturally became a subject I just had to paint, and led me to join the Guild of Aviation Artists.

Other favourite subjects are wildlife, scenes from the age of sail, and western scenes inspired by holidays spent on ranches in Arizona, Wyoming and Texas and touring the western states of the USA.

My work has been on display at galleries in Lichfield and Walsall.

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