Anthony Blackman A.R.C.A.
1932 - 2013
Bawley Bay, Gravesend - Oil on Canvas
Anthony Blackman was a painter of great ability specialising in maritime compositions of the Rivers Thames and Medway and wider afield.
Subjects include : Thames shipping and Port compositions, Tugs, Working Vessels, Bawley Boats, Oyster Smacks, and Thames Sailing Barges.
Anthony painted major works of Cutty Sark, HMS Worcester, HMS Belfast, Royal Yacht Britannia, HMS Warrior and many more well loved vessels.
Anthony was extremely active in the USA, having been exhibiting there since the mid 1980's, mainly in the Houston and Galveston, Texas areas. American subjects include Tall Ship Elissa, Battleship Texas, Texas Clipper, harbour scenes, fishing boats and pilot boats, Sailing Barque Peking, in New York and studies and paintings of her when she was moored on the Rivers Thames and Medway.
Elissa Running Free - Limited Edition Print