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BRITANIS: 1932 - Official Chandris portrait by Derrick Smoothy

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Chandris Lines:  A 24” by 32” agency print of the BRITANIS on thick stock by British maritime artist Derrick Smoothy (1923-2009).  

Chandris’ popular ex-Matson liner is shown gleaming at sea with a sailboats in the background.  

Smoothy was the official artist for Chandris and painted most of the early fleet.  He worked quickly, usually finishing a portrait in twenty-four hours.  Shortly before his death, he told England’s Echo-News, “I used to work overnight if I had to, with my eyes propped open with matchsticks.  He was also helped by a quick drying technique based on a paint called titanium-white. Working from photographs, he would sketch outlines, then color them in.  “Some people are incredulous at the pace I work,” he says. “One fellow I know takes a couple of months to finish a painting.” 

Excellent condition.

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