1770 is one of my early oil works.
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 80cm x 80cm
All prints are produced using state-of-the-art professional-grade printers with archival inks on museum quality acid-free papers and canvases.
Sitting on the tip of a peninsula on Queensland’s coastline lies a tiny town called Seventeen Seventy.
The town is surrounded on three sides by the Coral Sea and Bustard Bay, it was the second landing site of James Cook and the crew of the Endeavour in May 1770 — a huge part of Australian history and an explanation for its strange name.
Towards the end of the peninsula you can take many bush walks through the Joseph Banks Conservation Park. On the East side of the park facing the Coral sea is this beautiful little beach depicted in this painting I aptly named “1770”.
1770 is one of my early oil works. I learnt allot from this painting, it was the one that made me fall in love with doing paintings with a water in theme. If you are interested in seeing more seascapes you can find a selection in my portfolio of seascape paintings.