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Marine paintings and artifacts  focus of Antique Co-op exhibit

 “Schooner off White Island Light, Isles of Shoals, N.H.” by Warren Sheppard (1855-1937).

“Schooner off White Island Light, Isles of Shoals, N.H.” by Warren Sheppard (1855-1937).

The New Hampshire Antique Co-op presents “Sailing Home! Marine Paintings 18th Century to Present,” a fine art exhibit and sale consisting of more than 100 works of marine and coastal paintings.

From traditional 19th-century ship portraits to modern and contemporary nautical representations, this comprehensive marine show highlights the natural rugged beauty of the New England coast that has long inspired artists.

“Sailing Home! Marine Paintings 18th Century to Present” will be on view in the Upstairs Gallery and Tower Gallery through Sept. 30.

New works will continue to be added to the show during its duration.

Artists featured in the exhibit include George Curtis (1816-1881), Mauritz F. H. De Haas (1832-1895), Emile Gruppe (1896-1978), Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921), Myron Lechay (1898-1972), Wendell Macy (1845-1913), George Herbert McCord (1848-1909), George Washington Nicholson (1832-1912), William Edward Norton (1843-1916), Warren Sheppard (1855-1937), William Pierce Stubbs (1842–1909), Anthony Thieme (1888-1954), William Torgerson (1833-1890) and many others.

Also included in this exhibit are contemporary New England artists William R. Davis, Erick Ingraham, Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansariq.

In addition to paintings, “Sailing Home! Marine
Paintings 18th Century to Present” will showcase other nautical finds such as sailors’ valentines, a bosun whistle collection, ship models and more.

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