Michel Termotte ” MOORED SAILING SHIPS” (Skipjack Type)
Stock 11454 Oil on coarse canvas. Hand made original frame. Dated 1970. Michael Termote, 1911-1979,Unlisted but notes on the painting list education in the Academy of Ghent (Belgium) and recognition in the Prize of Rome Competition of 1952. This is a large, striking painting of commercial sailing ships of the same type as were used in the Chesapeake Bay, Skipjacks, in the early 20th Century. The hand carved frame was obviously made for the work. Dimensions framed 33×41 inches.