Marine & Maritimenautical paintings

 
  • Marine - Corvus on Stands

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    14" x 11", oil on canvas

    A well-known Vineyard Haven harbor boat sits on jack stands, ready for bottom paint and the coming season.

    $625

    To purchase this painting, please contact Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven, MA.

  • Marine - Lagoon Pond Dory

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    16" x 12", oil on canvas

    A lapstrake dory is pulled up on a sandy beach, attracting the painter's eye with its lovely lines and interesting colors. A foggy morning really brings out the subtle coloring.

    SOLD

  • Marine - Boom & Flaked Sail

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    11" x 14", oil on canvas

    A calm harbor and a boat tied up to the dock were the inspiration for this detailed nautical painting, as Whelan was inspired by the intricated design made by the folded (flaked) sail. The sail is folded in a zig-zag manner, and each layer is called a flake, hence the title.

    SOLD

  • Marine - Race Morning

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    40" x 30", oil on canvas

    There’s nothing like a fresh breeze and a gorgeous wooden schooner under sail. Here ‘Juno’, a Gannon & Benjamin build, heads out towards the start line on a fine Vineyard summer morning.

    $3300

    To purchase this painting, please contact Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven, MA.

  • Marine - No. 4 Buoy

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    12" x 9", oil on canvas

    Mariners use charts and numbered buoys to help them navigate the local waters, and buoy No. 4 stands at the mouth of Vineyard Haven as a watery guidepost.

    $350

    To purchase this painting, please contact Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven, MA.

  • Marine - Hardly a Breath

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    16" x 12", oil on canvas

    A very calm day brings out beautiful reflections in the water and Elizabeth Whelan was captivated by the design of the boats and the peaceful scene.

    SOLD

  • Marine - NNW Window

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    12" x 9", oil on canvas

    In this painting, Elizabeth Whelan captures the north-north-west view from the Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway building, looking across the Vineyard Haven harbor to the ferry docks. On this cool winter day, pale light rakes in the window and catches on the tools lying about on the workbench.

    $450

    To purchase this painting, please contact The Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven, MA.

How to buy paintings from Elizabeth R. Whelan

To buy or commission a painting or portrait, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone Elizabeth Whelan at 508.560.0083 for more information.
Elizabeth Whelan is also represented by The Field Gallery in West Tisbury for portrait commissions.
Elizabeth sells maritime-related paintings and linocut prints at the Night Heron Gallery on Main Street in Vineyard Haven.
She exhibits small landscape, agricultural and still life paintings at Craftworks Gallery in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, and has an upcoming figurative series of 'Hands' at the Mikel Hunter boutique in Hudson, New York.
If you are in the Boston area and interested in a portrait, Elizabeth is represented by Portraits North, the Francesca Anderson Fine Arts gallery in Lexington, MA.
You can also find her work at regular shows and exhibits on Martha's Vineyard.

Please check the Events & Shows page for information about locations, openings, shows and public unveilings.