America, is from The Great Yacht series. The print portrays America winning the 1851 Hundred Guineas Cup, later to be known as the America's Cup. Tim Thompson is a self-taught painter and one of the few young marine artists utilizing traditional oil techniques. By placing layer upon layer of translucent wash on canvas, Thompson is able to produce a luminosity that is rarely seen in contemporary marine paintings. Displaying an elegance and sophistication reminiscent of works by the 19th century masters of marine art, his works are widely collected by marine art connoisseurs around the world.
Lithograph, printed on 230 gram artboard, signed by the artist.
Image size: 22" x 16" Overall sheet size: 28" x 24"