Robert Moore, Marine Scene, Choppy Waters

Robert Moore, Marine Scene, Choppy Waters

This atmospheric marine scene by British artist Robert Moore (b. 1945) depicts several sailboats buffeted by the waves. It’s inspired by the old masters of yesteryear and rendered skilfully. In the foreground, the nearest boat rises as three figures wrestle with the sail. The waves crash over the bow as they fight against the strength of the sea.

Robert Moore is an accomplished marine painter and several of his works have sold through the leading auction houses including Christie’s and Bonhams.

Signed in the lower left and framed.

Medium: Oil on board
Overall size: 23” x 19½” / 58cm x 48cm
Year of creation: c. 1975
Condition: Artwork presents well. Frame with some light wear.

Conservation & History

We care profoundly about our role as custodians and every piece in the collection has been assessed by our conservator. When required, we undertake professional restoration carefully using reversible techniques and adopt a light touch to retain the aged charm of each work. We also restore frames rather than replace them as many are original and selected by the artists themselves.

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