03 août 2009

'The Call of the Sea' @ St. Barbe Museum

HAMPSHIRE, UK - A new exhibition at St. Barbe Museum focuses on the work of two artists who capitalised on national pride and interest in a growing maritime empire to create the first truly British school of marine painting. Peter Monamy (1681 - 1749) and Charles Brooking (1723 - 1759) created timelessly evocative representation of Britain’s maritime power that combined atmospheric effect and accurately rendered ships. Britain produced a whole series of superb marine painters during the 18th century but they have often been... [Lire la suite]
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