Content: The 16 chapters in the first section of the book cover the historical background, the early 20th century marine painters; the war artists; marine painting today; what makes a marine artist; techniques, media and palettes; the use of the camera; etching and prints; how to choose a marine painting, etc. The second section contains nearly 300 photographs, with a large amount of information about the paintings which are illustrated and the artists who painted them. The third part of the book comprises a guide to marine artists working between 1900 and 1980, with the biographical notes and exhibition records of some 650 of these artists. The book is the result of three years of research and discussion with a number of distinguished marine painters working today. Pages 381
Condition note; Excellent condition almost like new, a very impressive book in every respect.