Port

acrylic dispersion, palladium and gold leaf on recycled polymer canvas, 34 x 39 inches.
Public collection

This painting and it’s sister painting “Cove” were commissioned by Tempest Radford Ltd for the MV Britannia, a British cruise ship.

"Port" hanging on board the MV Britannia. photo credit Jeanne Horak-Druiff
“Port” hanging on board the MV Britannia. photo credit Jeanne Horak-Druiff

Thanks to Jeanne Horak-Druiff for including the painting in her coverage of the Britannia.

The painting also made a cameo appearance in press photos when Queen Elizabeth II visited the ship after presiding over its naming ceremony. Here’s a photo from the @RoyalFamily twitter account showing the painting. It’s that bit of blue between the Queens hat and the captain to her left: