Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 65

211. TIMOTHY H. THOMPSON (ENGLISH b. 1951) “ESCAPE FROM THE BRIG FLORIDA”, oil on canvas, signed lower right. 24 in. x 40 in. Born in Hull, England in 1951, contemporary British marine artist Thompson has been painting for nearly forty years. He spent his childhood living on the tiny Channel Island of Herm where he developed a love and respect for the sea. His paintings exhibit a refined style that is reminiscent of 19th century masters and focus on marine settings, particularly battle scenes and boats that span from the 16th century battleships to modern yachts. Thompson has exhibited his work throughout the United States as well as England, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Monaco and Australia. 212. AMERICAN WHALER SCRIMSHANDED PANBONE SECTION PLAQUE, circa 1840, a two-tier pictorial of two fully rigged ships on the open sea above a large portrait of a similar merchant ship approaching land within a faint double line border. Mounted in a custom reeded frame with gilt stars in each corner. 6 ⅛ in. x 7 ⅝ in. 62