Oil/wood, 47 x 56,5 cm, lo. le. sign. Thompson, on the reverse titled by another hand. - The Yachts are Britania, Carina, White Heather and Shamrock. - English marine painter. T. grew up on the English Channel island a. started his career as marine painter at the age of 27. His paintings stand out due to their attention to detail a. their precision. His range of subjects covers ships from the 16th cent. to modern racing yachts.