Cowes Week and the Royal Yacht: "Twenty Seconds to Go!"
(MP492). Charles Dixon RI (1872-1934). watercolour signed (LL).
12 copies worldwide
11 x 18 1/2 ins (27.9 x 47 cms) approx
£90 incl mount
Charles Dixon was the master of creating atmosphere and excitement and this painting is no exception! Titled "Twenty seconds to Go!" it shows the Royal Yacht VICTORIA & ALBERT wearing Court flags and lying to her buoy off the Royal Yacht Sqaadron during Cowes Week in the 1920s/30s with the Big Class in the foreground jockeying for position as they await the final gun to start. White Heather, Cambrian, Astra, Westward, Britannia, Lulworth are all identified in the painting...