This one is never going to be finished. It is in oil, on a large canvas, and was begun for, but not finished in time for, my first exhibition, eighteen years ago. I believe it is the main reason for me leaving oil for Acrylics, as while trying to get the seas convincing I put on layers after layers
The picture has been taken by Captain Andrzej Drapella in July 1992. Zawisza Czarny has sailed from USA, were she was invited to celebrate USA 500 Years Anniversary.
I met Zawisza Czarny and Captain Drapella in Cork. My ship Silver Star was lying just behind, at the same wharf.
I have got permission