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Description: This photorealistic acrylic on masonite depicts the huge automobile carrier Neptune Ace — 575 feet long with a 6,000 car capacity. In this illustrative painting the ship is approaching the Port of Albany, assisted by the tugboat “Turecamo Girls”.

Len Tantillo (b. 1946) is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. His work has appeared in national exhibitions, books, periodicals, and television documentaries in the United States, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. Tantillo’s historical painting of the whaleship, ESSEX, is featured in Nathaniel Philbrick’s book, In the Heart of the Sea. In January of 1999, his work was the subject of a feature article in Sea History magazine in conjunction with the National Maritime Historical Society’s plan to build a replica of the sloop EXPERIMENT.
He is a member of the National Maritime Historical Society and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Marine Artists.

8″ x 10″ framed to: 11″ x 13″. Item #FA00422

Condition: Fine condition.