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Marine Artists and Galleries Links

All links on this page were evaluated in December 2017 but sites close or change their web addresses from time to time so if you spot any errors please let me know. My contact details are at the foot of this page.

Marine Artists

Web Link Description of Content
Frans Romeijnsen Frans 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.
Jackart Marine Paintings Jack 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. This website showcases his work and provides contact information.
Lenie Simons Molenwijk Lenie 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.
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 watercolours of ships with each painting being unique. He particularly likes to paint modern ships.

Galleries with Marine Art Exhibits and Items for Sale

Web Link Description of Content
The National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museum has a gallery of paintings including The Battle of Trafalgar by J.M.W. Turner. Some can be viewed online.
Red Rag Gallery This is a link to a gallery selling Scottish marine art from a number of artists. You can buy online but the physical gallery is in Stow-on-the-Wold.
Marine Artists.co.uk An online gallery offering marine paintings of various types.