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Oil Painting of British Battleship c. 1901

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Posted 1 year ago

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scottvez
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Another of my military artwork pieces.

Original oil on canvas of a British Battleship, front view.

Artist is Finlayson and dated 1901. I researched him years ago, when I got the painting, but don't recall any specifics other than the fact that he was a fairly prolific maritime artist from the late 19th/ early 20th centuries.

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks bellin and majestic.

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking vetraio.

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks mikko.

    scott
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Hey Scott, I just noticed your avatar there, I've got one of those medals somewhere, sterling and enamel, what are they called again?
  5. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    It is a Combat Infantryman's Badge or CIB-- the star indicates an award for a second recognized wartime period. Mine are for Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom. I also received the award for Operation Iraqi Freedom, but it is not differentiated from OEF. All of my wartime service was with the 101st ABN Division (AASLT).

    scott
  6. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    what a beautiful painting! incredible drafting skills.
  7. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting cultcha.

    scott
  8. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    I like the perspective that it's painted from, it feels like it's going to run you down with it's power & speed.
  9. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks walks-- that is what originally drew me to the painting. Most ships painting are side views.

    scott
  10. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking rob.

    scott
  11. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking czechman.

    scott
  12. Bootson Bootson, 1 year ago
    Looks good, any indication what ship it is?
  13. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    No ID to a particular ship, just a British battleship.

    Thanks for looking and commenting.

    scott

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