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Cruising The Past and Cruise Ship History features the maritime art of James A. Flood.

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RMS TITANIC at 1:00 AM – Lifeboat, rockets and the sinking liner by James A. Flood.

Cruising The Past and Cruise Ship History features the maritime art of James A. Flood.

His website features paintings of ships (RMS Titanic, SS Lurline, SS Rex, etc.).

There are ships biographies and photographs of some of his hand-built ship models.

Jim is a terrific maritime artist and his paintings capture many of the great liners and contemporary cruise ships.

White Star Line’s RMS TITANIC – (by James A. Flood) A deck scene of the ill-fated liner. The deck view of the sinking ship, shortly after the collision, shows concern on the faces of Captain Smith, Thomas Andrews, and J. Bruce Ismay, the owner, as they head towards the viewer on their way to inspect the damage. Passengers move about on deck under the brilliantly clear nighttime starry night, their concern warding off the icy cold, their expressive gestures reflecting gradual awareness.

There is a great selections of paintings of famous liners – old and new.

Jim’s well-known artwork is displayed in galleries and private collections throughout the United States and Europe, as well as on the Cunard ships Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2.

In his paintings, Jim portrays each vessel in historic context. We are in the process of writing in the background events surrounding each painting. If you have some information you would like to add, please send it along; we will be most grateful.

Please visit Jim’s website – just click here and feast on his many great paintings of famous ships which are must buy for collectors and anyone interested in maritime art.

Here are a few more of Jim’s wonderful paintings available for purchase:

Another ill-fated liner.  Itlaian Line’s ANDREA DORIA.

French Line’s SS Normandie.

Matson Line’s SS Lurline and a Holland America Line ship in the South Seas – 1930s.


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