Tim Thompson (b. England 1951)

Born in Hull, England in 1951, contemporary British historical marine painter Timothy H. Thompson has been painting for nearly forty years. His paintings focus on marine settings, particularly battle scenes and boats that span the centuries from fighting ships of Drake and Nelson’s eras to the epic journeys of clipper ships. Since the 1980’s a great deal of Thompson’s work has been directed toward painting private commissions of modern racing vessels. He has co-authored two books, The Paintings of the America Cup and The Story of Yachting, and has exhibited his work throughout the United States as well as England, France, Italy Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Monaco and Australia. His work is popular in the market for contemporary marine painting.

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