THE MARINE PAINTINGS OF CARL G EVERS Author:Carl G Evers (collection of paintings without text) This is a collection of 45 paintings of ships in the every mood of the ocean. And they are just plain gorgeous. — The only text is a half page of introduction about the painter, Carl G Evers. On a blank page is the title of the picture with a brief description, and on the facing page is the painting or, in a few cases, the sketch. The pictures... more » are about 6 inches high by 9 1/3 inches wide. They are portraits of real ships or illustrations for books.
Such as - USS AMERICA, aircraft carrier - THE LONELY SEA AND THE SKY, (cover for book by Francis Chichester) - HEAVY DUTY, deepsea tug pulling disabled freighter - WEATHER UNCERTAIN, Sunday sailors in Chesapeake Bay - SCHOONER YACHT AMERICA, as rigged by Navy for war duty in 1863 - READY TO ABANDON SHIP, illustration of the loss of the Flying Enterprise, completed from radio reports of the Captain's rescue - USCG EAGLE, Coast Guard's training barque - SKIPJACKS AT WORK, dredging for oysters in Chesapeake Bay, the traditional way - USS NEW JERSEY, battleship ready for duty in Korea - BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, just before Navy discontinued operations in1964.« less