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MARINE ART NEWS Summer Exhibit Celebrates the Boston Waterfront John Stobart's Boston Maritime Gallery is hosting "Art of the Boston Waterfront," a juried invitational art exhibition and sale. The show, which runs from 28 June to 28 August 2001, is in celebration of the Port of Boston and its maritime heritage and will feature recent original paintings focusing on the Boston waterfront from Charlestown/ USS Constitution to the JFK Library with emphasis on the view from the water, particularly the easily recognized areas and structures that make Boston "Boston. " Several awards have been promised, including one from the Stobart Foundation for plein airepainting as well as others in categories such as the Boston Skyline, best young artist, and environmental, historic/maritime heritage and recreational themes. (Boston Maritime Gallery, 113 Lewis Wharf, Boston MA 02110; 617 227-6868; Stobart Gallery@aol.com)

Marine Art Books Peter Monamy (1681-1749) and His Circle, by F. B. Cockett (Antique Collectors' C lub Ltd. , Woodbridge, Suffolk UK, 2000 , 128pp, illus, index, ISBN 1-85 149-339-5; $49.50hc) Available from Antique Collectors' Club, 91 Market Street Industrial Park, Wappingers Falls NY 12590; 800 252-5231; fax: 845 297-0068; e-mail: info@antiquecc.com. A detailed account of the life and work of the first English born and trained specialist marine artist. Charles Brooking (1723-1759) and the 18th Century British Marine Painters, by D avid Joel (Antique Collectors' Club Ltd., Woodbridge, Suffolk UK, 2000, 208pp, illus, appen, biblio, index, ISBN 1-85149-277-1; $69.50hc) Available from Antique Collectors' C lub , 91 Market Street Industrial Park, Wappingers Falls NY 12590; 800 252-5231; fax: 845 297-0068 ; e-mail: info @antiquecc.com. A catalogue raisonne of Brooking's paintings, together with his drawings and engravings, with chapters on Dutch m arine painters of the 1600s, British marine painters of the 1700s, and London marine engravers of the 1700s. Waters of Life: The Russian Painters of Water (17501950), by Sutherland Lyall (ParkstonePress Ltd., Bournemouth UK, 1999, 200pp, illus, ISBN 185995-567-5; $55hc)Available from Books International, 22883 Quicksilver Drive, Dulles VA20166; 703 661-1500; fax: 703 661-1501. Most of the 150 beautifully reproduced color images fall into the category of marine art, although some are landscapes or portraits with water running through them or with water in the form of snow, and some of the paintings are by European artists to provide the context for the Russian work. The illustrations unfortunately occasionally cross the binding, but this is well worth perusing for the introduction to lesser known artists. ,!, 28

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CALENDAR •Cape Museum ofFineArts: 28April- 15 ] uly 2001, 12th National Exhibition of rhe American Society of MarineArrisrs (CMFA, PO Box 2034, Rte. 6A, Dennis MA 02638; 508 385-4477; web sire: www.cmfa.org; ASMA, PO Box 369, Ambler PA 19002; 215 283-0888; web sire: www.marine arrisrs.org; e-mail: asma@icdc.com) • Delaware Art Museum: 28 Seprember25 November 2001, 12th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists satellite exh ibit (10th & Marker Streets, Wi lmington DE 19806; 302 571-9590; ASMA, PO Box 369, Ambler PA 19002; 215 283-0888; web site: www.marine artists.org; e-mail: asma@icdc.com) •Denver Art Museum: through 6 January 2002, "Ming Dynasty Ceramics from a Chinese Shipwreck" (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver CO 80204-2788; 720 8655000; web site: www.denverartmuseum.org) • First USA Riverfront Arts Center: 27 September-25 November 2001, 12th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists (800 South Madison St., Wilmingron DE 19801; ASMA, PO Box 369, Ambler PA 19002; 215 283-0888; web sire: www.marincarrists.org; e-mail: asma@icdc.com) •The John Stobart Gallery: 28 June-28 August 2001, "Art of the Bosron Waterfront, " a juried invitational arr exhibition and sale (113 Lewis Wharf, Bosron MA 02110 ; 888 267-6868) • Lake Champlain Maritime Museum: 1 May-14 October 200 1, "The Maritime Models and Watercolors of H. Richard H eilman" (4472 Basin Harbor Road , Vergennes VT 05491; 802 475-2022; lcmm@sover.net; web site: www.lcmm.org) •The Noble Maritime Collection: 31 March-14 October 2001, "Herman Zaage: Print Retrospective" (1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NY 10301 ; 718 4476490; web site: www.noblemaririme.org) •San Diego Maritime Museum: 12 February-August 2001 , "Arr of the Sea: 17th Century Dutch Masters and Their Legacy"; 15 J une-14 December 2001, "Masterpieces in Miniature" (1306 North Harbor Drive, San Diego CA 619 234-9153; web site: www.sdmaririme.com) •Seamen's Church Institute: 22 May-5 September 2001, "Vintage Steamship Poster" (241 Water Street, New York NY 10038-2016; 212 349-9090) • South Street Seaport Museum: from 11 January2001, "Hudson River Journey" (207 Front St. , Ne'w York NY 10038; 212 7488600; web siHe: www.southsrseaporr.org) SEA HISTORY 97, SUMMER 2001

Sea History 097 - Summer 2001  

7 Winning the America's Cup in 1851, by Peter Stanford • 11 Earl of Wilton: Protagonist for the America's Cup, by Commodore Henry H. Anders...

Sea History 097 - Summer 2001  

7 Winning the America's Cup in 1851, by Peter Stanford • 11 Earl of Wilton: Protagonist for the America's Cup, by Commodore Henry H. Anders...