Each of these majestic oil paintings come on 40-inch by 30-inch artist grade canvas and are hand-painted for the most unique, high-quality look. overstockArt's large assortment of William Bradford oil paintings can also be framed in your choice of a number of beautiful frames. Choose from dark stained wood, black satin, vintage gold, rich oxblood or many other luxurious, sturdy frames in elegant finishes to bring out the colors in your painting. Pre-framed options are also available, with the painting already in a matching frame and ready to hang upon arrival.
William Bradford was a famed explorer and painter in mid-1800s Massachusetts. Bradford frequently painted the ships in the harbor surrounding his town of New Bedford, and these ships inspired many of his most famous pieces. Later in life, Bradford made numerous Arctic expeditions with a group of photographer acquaintances on the steamship Panther
. Upon his return, Bradford created many paintings of the Arctic seascape, including An Arctic Scene
and Panther Among Icebergs in Melville Bay
. William Bradford was renowned for his use of light in his paintings and his attention to even very small details. His pieces have been displayed at the Royal Academy in London, and he was also a member of the National Academy of Design in New York City.
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