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"George Allen" by Carol Thompson

George Allen

"The George Allen is listed as being at her home port of Astoria, Oregon, according to the Fisherman's Marketing Association Vessel List in November 2009.  She is a commercial crab fishing boat.

Artist comment:  "My research on the George Allen is dated November 2009.  According to the internet they fish for hake, a type of cod (I Googled 'fishing boat george allen astoria or).  I found out about the process they use to net tons of fish, how they store and preserve them, and what it takes to be a commercial fisherman.  My personal attachement to the 'George Allen' is it's sleek lines and beautiful blue color.  When I saw her at the Astoria bridge, I knew I had to paint her.  I chose pastel on Canson Mi-Teintes ivory toned paper.  Starting with sky and river, I rendered a blended sky and reflective water.  Then I painted the bridge, ending with the boat.  I painted the largest areas of color, rendered the lines and spars, finally drawing the rust and the green of the drag net.”


 

Original Pastel Painting

"George Allen" is an 18" X 25" pastel painting on Canson Mi-Teintes paper

$3.200 + S & H

(please contact artist for purchase information)

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

GGAL6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
GGAL9-US 9" X 12" image size - $39 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"George Allen" is a limited edition, giclée print from an original pastel painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 3600 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (3500 numbered and 100 artist proofs).  Release date is September 2011.  Image size and substrates vary.   All prints are signed and numbered by the artist and include a certificate of authenticity.   Paper prints are shrink wrapped on foam board.   Canvas prints are coated with a protective spray. 

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Color of images may vary slightly from the actual artwork due to variations in monitors, so if color is a critical factor, you can order a small sample to verify color accuracy. 

*Please allow up to 2 weeks preparation time for your artwork to be shipped.  Transit time will vary depending on your location.

Some print and/or note card images may be artistically cropped or extended to accommodate the size and/or shape of the artwork.

Note: Prices do not include framing and/or matting.

WARNING: Copyrighted material. All rights reserved. Artwork may not be duplicated in any way without the expressed written consent of the artist. Any reproduction for any purpose is a violation of United States copyright laws.

©2012 Carol Thompson