Specification of Whaler 'Lexington' Leaving Nantucket - Canvas Painting
|L: 47 W: 1.3 H: 31 Inches
|Old Modern Handicrafts
Experience the excitement and adventure of 19th-century whaling with this replica of Russ Kramer's canvas painting, "Whaler 'Lexington' Leaving Nantucket". Completed in 1999, this masterpiece depicts a whaling ship departing from the bustling port of Nantucket, Massachusetts, an iconic location known for its historic whaling industry.
Kramer is a renowned American artist, recognized for his captivating paintings of marine scenes. This work is no exception, as it showcases his exceptional skill and attention to detail. The painting realistically portrays the dangerous and unpredictable nature of whaling, capturing the viewer's attention and imagination.
In the painting, the viewer can see the Lexington, a large whaling ship with three towering masts, leaving the harbor surrounded by smaller boats. People on the shore look on, conveying the bustling atmosphere of the port. The stormy sky and choppy sea in the background add to the sense of the harsh conditions that whalers would have encountered during their dangerous expeditions.
Kramer's use of color and composition creates a dramatic and captivating scene, perfectly capturing the essence of an important era in American history. "Whaler 'Lexington' Leaving Nantucket" is a priceless work of art, now part of the permanent collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts. This hand-painted canvas painting is a must-have for any collector or enthusiast of marine art. Measuring 31.10 x 46.85 inches, this painting is the perfect size to add a sense of history and adventure to any room it is displayed in.
Quality you can trust:
- PAINTING TECHNIQUE: 100% hand painted by a skilled artist
- FRAMING: Each painting is carefully stretched and mounted onto a sturdy black wooden frame, ready to be displayed.
- Made on canvas with highest quality oil paints resulting in rich, vibrant colors