Posted by: timjohn7 | 13 January 2010

HM Bark ENDEAVOUR Careened

Endeavour Careened 3

HMB ENDEAVOUR Careened


Oil on Canvas (1200 x 800mm) 1 January 2010

Commissioned by Professor Niels C. Pedersen of Davis, California.

The painting depicts the historical scene at the mouth of the (now) Endeavour River in North Eastern Australia (Cooktown) where Captain James Cook beached the bark ENDEAVOUR to effect repairs to her hull after grounding on the Great Barrier Reef in June 1770.

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