This is an original signed oil painting on canvas of Clipper Boats in the ocean, created and signed by Listed artist Hewett R. JACKSON (1914-2007)Through a seemingly peaceful ocean, Clipper Boats break through the waves leaving a white trace behind. A classic style, one that is so rarely seen nowadays. A wide array of blue patterns creates a calming image and at the same time projects a feeling of freedom.
Framed measuring 17" x 29" & painting measures 12" x 24" . Frame and painting are in a good condition. Signed in lower right corner Jackson.Please read some biographical facts about Artist :Hewett R. JACKSONKnown for his accurate ship drawings and paintings, down to the last detail, Hewitt Jackson was born in the Kirkland, Washington area in 1914. He went to sea at the young age of 12 years doing ciphering and sketching during his time off from school. He sailed the seven seas and during his "wander" years, met prominent artists and authors including John Steinbeck and Norman Rockwell.
His renderings of authentic early century sailing ships on Puget Sound show his love for historical accuracy and fine detail. His works are in many maritime collections including the Oregon Historical Society, the Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, and the Washington State Historical Society (http://www.askart.com)
Listed Artist Hewett JACKSON (1914-2007)Original oil painting, seascape, Ship