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Wooden Ships and Iron Men The Maritime Art of Thomas Hoyne

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ISBN-10: 1593720130

ISBN-13: 9781593720131

Edition: 2005

Authors: Reese Palley, Marilyn Arnold Palley

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Tom Hoyne was a successful artist in advertising when, in mid-life, he was diagnosed with cancer and given two years to live. Confounding his physicians, Hoyne lived for seventeen years, during which he produced some of the most dramatic paintings of America's maritime past. This beautiful volume is the first full presentation of Hoyne's work. More than 100 paintings are reproduced here, almost all of which portray the beauty of the fishing schooners and the terrors and hardships on the waters of the notoriously inhospitable Grand Banks. In addition to reproductions of his paintings, this book deals with the artist's life and techniques. It discusses the fishing schooners and their…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Quantuck Lane Press & The Mill Road Collaborative, The
Publication date: 9/5/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 10.25" wide x 12.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Historian Reese Palley is the author of many books and articles, including Wooden Shipsnbsp;& Iron Men: The Maritime Art of Thomas Hoyne, Concrete: A Seven-Thousand Year History, and The Answer: Why Only Mini Nuclear Power Plants Can Save the World. He lives in Philadelphia.