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Marine Artists and Galleries

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Marine Artists

Frans RomeijnsenFrans was born in 1944 and is from Gemert in the Netherlands and follows in the footsteps of his father who was also a painter. He paints portraits, landscapes, still lifes, but mostly seascapes and portscapes. He is a member of the Association of the Holland America Line and some of his paintings of (mostly Dutch) ships can be found on the websites of the Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd museum (Royal Rotterdam Lloyd Museum) and the Koninklijke Nederlandse Stoomboot Maatschappij (Royal Dutch Steamship Association). He also teaches art students in his Gallery. You can see a range of Frans's paintings on his website which is in Dutch but is easy to navigate. He normally has about 30 paintings in stock and undertakes commissions. Click here to contact him.
Jackart Marine PaintingsJack Schneider is based in Australia and has completed a series of marine paintings with subjects as diverse as Workboats and Tugs, Seascapes, Pilot Boats and Canals.
Hans Breeman and Maritime ArtHans Breeman is a Dutch maritime artist working in both watercolour and oils. He specialises in Dutch and British historical ships between 1900 and 1960. His maritime subjects are mostly passenger and cargo ships, but he has also produced paintings of tugs and historical harbour scenes from around the 1950s with famous ships from those days. His website contains images of his latest and older works and a Guestbook to which you can add comments. Hans undertakes commissions and you can contact him through the Feedback page on his website.
Lenie Simons MolenwijkLenie has been a marine painter for more than 35 years and is one of the few female Dutch marine painters. She lives in Rozenburg, a little village near Rotterdam in the Netherlands that is surrounded by harbours and the river. Lenie's work is very realistic and uses a very fine technique. Her subjects are cruiseships, tugs, fishing boats, harbours and ships from the Holland America Line since 1900. Since 2005 she has belonged to the group of the Zeeschilders of the Blauwe Wimpel, a maritime monthly magazine and undertakes commissions. Although Lenie's website does not offer an English translation it is easy to find your way around it and you can see examples of her work. You can contact her via her website.
Maritime Originals and Prints Richard Cosby is the Director of this company that sells originals and prints of marine subjects by various artists. The period covered is 1805 to 2005 and there seem to be several hundred items of all prices in stock. Click here to contact the company.
W.J.Hoendervanger Willem Hoendervanger was born in 1980 and has been a professional artist since 2005. He is based in Flushing (Vlissengen) in the Netherlands, undertakes commisions and specialises in realistic paintings of ships with each painting being unique. He particularly likes to paint modern ships. Click here to contact him

Galleries with Marine Art Exhibits

Gallery LinkInformation
National Maritime MuseumThis is a link to a BBC compiled list of the paintings in the collection of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. The collection included 3,745 paintings as at January 31 2013 and you can see images of all of them on-line.