Ships In Dry Dock and Harbour In Art And Illustration

Ships In Dry Dock and Harbour In Art And Illustration

Below is a collection of ships… but these ones aren’t at sea. They’re on the dock getting built, or fixed. They’re anchored in a harbour, or about to be. This emphasises their size.

1930 4 April
The Lifeboat, Eric Ravilious, 1938. Painted at Alderburgh in Suffolk, England
The Lifeboat, Eric Ravilious, 1938. Painted at Alderburgh in Suffolk, England
1940c Destroyer in Dry Dock oil on canvas 63.5 x 76 cm Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK John Nash
‘Cleaning the Boat.’ (c1950) Gerard Dillon
Oscar Björk (Swedish, 1860-1929), ‘Watering’ (c. 1884)
Vincent van Gogh Fishing boats on Saintes beach, 1888
Gloucester Harbor, Hayley Lever (American, 1876-1958)
Amédée-Julien Marcel-Clément (French, 1873 – 1937) Fishing Boats, Sunset
Edward Seago (1910-1974) Norwich, England, Snow on the Beach, Great Yarmouth
Walter Farndon (USA, 1876-1964) Moonlight on Shore
1933 June, cover by Paolo Garretto
Philip Richard Morris - The Nancy Lee of Great Yarmouth ship
Philip Richard Morris – The Nancy Lee of Great Yarmouth ship
Lawrence Beall Smith, c 1935, for a Readers’ Digest cover
Philip Mendoza (British, 1898-1973) Katie the country mouse and her barrel riverside home, 1964
Claude Monet. Boats on the Beach at Etretat, 1883
From 'The Little Red Engine gets a name' by Diana Rosswith illustrations by Lewitt-Him. First published by Faber in 1942, this reprint, 1969 dock
From ‘The Little Red Engine gets a name’ by Diana Rosswith illustrations by Lewitt-Him. First published by Faber in 1942, this reprint, 1969
Suzanne Müller, 1957
Suzanne Müller, 1957
Albert Sebill. c.1930
Albert Sebill. c.1930
1884 North German Lloyd New York and Bremen
1884 North German Lloyd New York and Bremen
Willem van Hasselt (Dutch 1882-1963) La Garonne à Bordeaux, oil on canvas
John Brett – Entrance to Yarmouth Harbour
Markey Robinson (1918-1999, Ireland) FOUR SHAWLIES & BOATS
Rudolf Kremlicka (1886 – 1932) Port, 1930
George Shepherd for a Timkens roller bearings advertisement 1946
George Shepherd for a Timkens roller bearings advertisement 1946. This is actually a plane but is clearly influenced by ships. (I’m no physicist but this doesn’t look like it’ll ever be airborne!)
The Carnaval A Book Of Poems by Sef Roman Semenovich 1994. A sailor builds a ship next to a camp fire.
The Carnaval A Book Of Poems by Sef Roman Semenovich 1994
Ilonka Karasz (1896-1981) 1959 ship
Ilonka Karasz (1896-1981) 1959
Adolph K. Kronengold
Adolph K. Kronengold
Adolph K. Kronengold
New York, city on many waters, illustrations by Fritz Busse, 1956
New York, city on many waters, illustrations by Fritz Busse, 1956
Atkinson Grimshaw - Whitby
Atkinson Grimshaw – Whitby
Okamoto Kiichi from the illustrated magazine Kodomo no kuni (Children’s Land), 1922–30
Okamoto Kiichi from the illustrated magazine Kodomo no kuni (Children’s Land), 1922–30
Curaçao, Original illustration for a poster for the Grace Line Travel company by Carl G. EVERS (1907-2000) ship
Curaçao, Original illustration for a poster for the Grace Line Travel company by Carl G. EVERS (1907-2000) ship
Paul Nash Harbour and Room 1932
Paul Nash Harbour and Room 1932
1931 July, cover by Ernest Hamlin Baker ship
1931 July, cover by Ernest Hamlin Baker
Edward Hopper The Dories, Ogunquit
Lemon girl young adult novella

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