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Maritime Art Galleries

 

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U.S. Navy Art gallery

Welcome to the Official Facebook Fan Page of the U.S. Navy Art Gallery, located in Building 67 at the Washington Navy Yard.Our collection has over 18,000 paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures.Come and visit us. 

http://www.facebook.com/navyartgallery
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USMC Combat Art Gallery

This exhibit tells an abbreviated history of the Marine Corps through the medium of art. Many artists represented in this National Collection are Marines who served as combat artists. Other works are produced by civilian artists and illustrators.

http://www.usmcmuseum.org/Exhibits_CombatArt.asp
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U.S. Coastguard Art Program

The Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) uses fine art as an outreach tool for educating diverse audiences about the United States Coast Guard.

http://www.uscg.mil/community/Art_Program.asp
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The U.S. Naval Institute Print Gallery

The Mission of the Institute is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense.

http://www.usni.org/store/historical-art-prints
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National Maritime Museum Fine Art Collection

The Traders gallery explores Britain's maritime trade with Asia, focusing on the role played by the East India Company - from the maritime world of Asia to the company in crisis.

http://www.nmm.ac.uk/collections/explore/index.cfm/category/art
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USS Constitution Museum
For over 200 years, Constitution’s graceful lines and stunning victories have inspired artists at home and abroad. From French émigré artist Michele Felice Cornè’s lively 1803 gouache portrait to William Gilkerson’s careful pen and ink renderings of today, the image of Old Ironsides has graced scores of canvases and fine drawing pads. Many of the best-known artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries immortalized the ship or her crew. Some like Gilbert Stuart painted from life, leaving a contemporary record of great detail and luminosity. Others like Julian O. Davidson and George Ropes painted pictures of their glorious imaginings, their broad brush strokes like the sweep of time they portrayed.

http://www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org/collections-history/art-and-artifact-collections/
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Peabody Essex Museum

About one-tenth of the 25,000 marine paintings, drawings, and prints at the museum are catalogued and illustrated in the two Peabody Essex Museum publications, Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum of Salem and More Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum of Salem.

http://www.pem.org/sites/archives/maritm3.htm

 

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