John Steven Dews, ‘The Mighty Westward racing for the King's Cup at Cowes on August 8, 1934, with Velsheda, Astra, Candida, Shamrock and Britannia’, 20th Century,  M.S. Rau Antiques

A master at rendering ships at sea with outstanding realism, John Steven Dews is widely regarded as the greatest living marine painter. In the present work, Dews' skillful depiction of dynamic movement is fully evident as he faithfully renders the Westward racing towards victory in the King's Cup. Imbued with excitement and energy, the monumental oil on canvas captures the action and excitement of ships at full sail, pulling his viewer into a heart-racing adventure of the race.

Signature: Signed J Steven Dews (lower left) and inscribed (en verso)


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