Sea

Painting, Bathed in Light, Fintan Whelan

Bathed in Light

Fintan Whelan

Painting - 80 x 65 x 4 cm

$2,022

Painting, This is enough, Ana Hefco

This is enough

Ana Hefco

Painting - 53.3 x 53.3 x 1.3 cm

$800

Painting, Light #4, Luca Raimondi

Light #4

Luca Raimondi

Painting - 38.1 x 58.4 x 2 cm

$1,487

Painting, Storm on the Horizon, Lee Passarella

Storm on the Horizon

Lee Passarella

Painting - 61 x 61 x 3.8 cm

$955

Painting, Caspiu, Karine Bartoli

Caspiu

Karine Bartoli

Painting - 97 x 130 x 4 cm

$2,260

Painting, Horizon #1, Hervé Maury

Horizon #1

Hervé Maury

Painting - 40 x 110 x 2 cm

$1,695

Painting, La Terre est ronde, Frédérique Domergue

La Terre est ronde

Frédérique Domergue

Painting - 35 x 150 x 4 cm

$2,147

Painting, Into the Waves, Painting, Oil on Canvas, Livia Mosanu

Into the Waves, Painting, Oil on Canvas

Livia Mosanu

Painting - 27.9 x 35.6 x 2 cm

$520

Painting, Série silence #1, Lionel Chevalier

Série silence #1

Lionel Chevalier

Painting - 65 x 81 x 2.5 cm

$1,695

Painting, Blue lagoon of Miyako Island., Vik Schroeder

Blue lagoon of Miyako Island.

Vik Schroeder

Painting - 50 x 60 x 4 cm

$904

Painting, Sunset Sailing, Kirstin McCoy

Sunset Sailing

Kirstin McCoy

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm

$2,260

Painting, Sky 027 Ile d'Yeu, Claude Francheteau

Sky 027 Ile d'Yeu

Claude Francheteau

Painting - 90 x 90 cm

$3,898

Painting, Untiled, Albert Willem

Untiled

Albert Willem

Painting - 50 x 70 x 5 cm

$28,133

Painting, Plage de Tahiti, Carantec, Franck Dupire

Plage de Tahiti, Carantec

Franck Dupire

Painting - 73 x 92 x 2 cm

$1,695

Painting, XXL Tranquil Shores, Susan Wooler

XXL Tranquil Shores

Susan Wooler

Painting - 70.1 x 100.1 x 2 cm

$1,303

Sculpture, Now and Then, Gaspard Mitz

Now and Then

Gaspard Mitz

Sculpture - 24 x 34 x 6.5 cm

$791

Painting, Paysage marin en rose, Anatta Lee

Paysage marin en rose

Anatta Lee

Painting - 80 x 80 x 4 cm

$904

Painting, Blue hour, Brigitte Dravet

Blue hour

Brigitte Dravet

Painting - 50 x 50 x 4 cm

$1,356

Painting, Deep ocean, Maeva Drack

Deep ocean

Maeva Drack

Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.4 cm

$904

Photography, Sueños adolescentes, Incerta Gloria

Sueños adolescentes

Incerta Gloria

Photography - 60 x 45 x 0.5 cm

$1,020

Painting, Hawaii Coral Reef, Olga Nikitina

Hawaii Coral Reef

Olga Nikitina

Painting - 50 x 50 x 1.5 cm

$1,130

Print, L'ile de la madeleine Quebec, Louis Magre

L'ile de la madeleine Quebec

Louis Magre

Print - 30 x 40 x 1 cm

$102

Painting, Reflection, Zakhar Shevchuk

Reflection

Zakhar Shevchuk

Painting - 63 x 43 x 2 cm

$1,469

Painting, Reflets de mer, Loïc Le Guellaff

Reflets de mer

Loïc Le Guellaff

Painting - 50 x 61 x 2.5 cm

$2,034

Painting, Vue sur un port animé, Ezelino Briante

Vue sur un port animé

Ezelino Briante

Painting - 32.5 x 52.5 x 0.5 cm

$1,112

Sculpture, Cyprès, Anne Oléron

Cyprès

Anne Oléron

Sculpture - 69 x 31 x 0.5 cm

$215

Painting, Sea sunset swell n*5 - Italian painting, Bruno Di Giulio

Sea sunset swell n*5 - Italian painting

Bruno Di Giulio

Painting - 70 x 100 x 2 cm

$717

Photography, L'envol, Philippe Grincourt

L'envol

Philippe Grincourt

Photography - 39 x 59 x 0.3 cm

$1,073

Painting, Le trio de pointus, Pedro Viana Parente

Le trio de pointus

Pedro Viana Parente

Painting - 40 x 50 x 0.2 cm

$960

Sculpture, The Story of Water, Fabienne Decornet

The Story of Water

Fabienne Decornet

Sculpture - 150 x 150 x 2.5 cm

$15,140

Sculpture, La Mer Des Rêves - Round Edition, Vivianne Paris Panigiris

La Mer Des Rêves - Round Edition

Vivianne Paris Panigiris

Sculpture - 40 x 40 x 5 cm

$1,130

Photography, Temporal Perception # 125a, Serge Hamad

Temporal Perception # 125a

Serge Hamad

Photography - 91.4 x 182.9 x 0.3 cm

$3,375

Painting, Fiery Sunset, Michael Hill

Fiery Sunset

Michael Hill

Painting - 60 x 60 x 4 cm

$1,585

Painting, Drak night II, Zelie Alice

Drak night II

Zelie Alice

Painting - 101.6 x 120.7 x 3.8 cm

$2,090

Painting, Ocean view 2, Bridg'

Ocean view 2

Bridg'

Painting - 60 x 20 x 2 cm

$395

Painting, Sailboat Painting Alaska, Tetiana Teresh

Sailboat Painting Alaska

Tetiana Teresh

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm

$1,130

Painting, Village de pêcheurs, Jean-Pierre Douchez

Village de pêcheurs

Jean-Pierre Douchez

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm

$706

Painting, Lagune de Venise animée, Moretti

Lagune de Venise animée

Moretti

Painting - 38 x 60 x 2 cm

$1,916

Painting, Inspiré par Candice Renoir, Mike Jacobs

Inspiré par Candice Renoir

Mike Jacobs

Painting - 122 x 92 x 2.4 cm

$4,745

Painting, Falaises Bretagne, Laurence Gasior

Falaises Bretagne

Laurence Gasior

Painting - 50 x 61 x 2 cm

$1,695

Print, Monterey Green, Nadia Attura

Monterey Green

Nadia Attura

Print - 100 x 100 x 0.1 cm

$1,453

Painting, Les Couleurs du Vent, Michel Saint-Luc

Les Couleurs du Vent

Michel Saint-Luc

Painting - 40 x 120 x 2 cm

$1,243

Painting, Santorini Magic, Sokratis Evgenidis

Santorini Magic

Sokratis Evgenidis

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm

$11,185

Painting, Boats under the moon - Italy painting, Vittorio Colucci

Boats under the moon - Italy painting

Vittorio Colucci

Painting - 40 x 80 x 2 cm

$424

Painting, Surf, Sun & Sand XIV, Peter Goodhall

Surf, Sun & Sand XIV

Peter Goodhall

Painting - 77 x 127 x 3 cm

$2,554

Painting, Morning Heat, Simon Ledson

Morning Heat

Simon Ledson

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm

$4,754

Sculpture, DIP (white series), Federico Alibrio

DIP (white series)

Federico Alibrio

Sculpture - 25 x 33 x 10 cm

$226

Design, Blue Sand, Lionel Le Coq

Blue Sand

Lionel Le Coq

Design - 50 x 188 x 3 cm

$847

Painting, Sur le sable, Valérie Betoulaud

Sur le sable

Valérie Betoulaud

Painting - 48 x 55 x 1 cm

$1,469

Painting, Villefranche sur mer, french riviera, Benoit Ruff

Villefranche sur mer, french riviera

Benoit Ruff

Painting - 40 x 120 x 3 cm

$1,073

Painting, Iceberg, Kloo

Iceberg

Kloo

Painting - 100 x 50 x 3 cm

$1,469

Painting, Smashing waves, Ramya Sarvesh

Smashing waves

Ramya Sarvesh

Painting - 50.8 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm

$300

Painting, The Wave, Gabriel Monte

The Wave

Gabriel Monte

Painting - 60 x 50 x 1 cm

$1,006

Photography, Ecologia Profonda, Selfportrait, Chiara Mazzocchi

Ecologia Profonda, Selfportrait

Chiara Mazzocchi

Photography - 50 x 70 x 0.3 cm

$559

Painting, The Blue of Sea Kefalonia Collection, Luca Bornoffi

The Blue of Sea Kefalonia Collection

Luca Bornoffi

Painting - 20 x 20 x 2 cm

$904

Painting, On Chesil Beach, Terry Watts

On Chesil Beach

Terry Watts

Painting - 60 x 60 x 5 cm

$1,585

Painting, Belvedere on the sea - Ravello Italy painting, Ernesto De Michele

Belvedere on the sea - Ravello Italy painting

Ernesto De Michele

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm

$412

Painting, Sailing ship in the storm - Italian old painting, Gino Guidi

Sailing ship in the storm - Italian old painting

Gino Guidi

Painting - 70 x 50 x 1 cm

$282

Painting, Sea shadows, Stanislav Lazarov

Sea shadows

Stanislav Lazarov

Painting - 60 x 60 x 2 cm

$1,073

Painting, Malmousque Therapy, Magenta LN

Malmousque Therapy

Magenta LN

Painting - 146 x 116 x 3 cm

$1,695

Painting, Flowering panorama - Amalfitan coast painting, Domenico Caiazza

Flowering panorama - Amalfitan coast painting

Domenico Caiazza

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm

$508

Painting, L'ouverture, Richard Dubure

L'ouverture

Richard Dubure

Painting - 54 x 65 x 3 cm

$1,243

Photography, That beach, Corinne Dubreuil

That beach

Corinne Dubreuil

Photography - 60 x 90 x 0.1 cm

$1,695

Painting, Ocean, Ad Van Riel

Ocean

Ad Van Riel

Painting - 100 x 100 x 1 cm

$1,121

Photography, Best wave IV, Tommy Schultz

Best wave IV

Tommy Schultz

Photography - 50 x 75 x 0.1 cm

$904

Painting, El Mar, Leonardo Nierman

El Mar

Leonardo Nierman

Painting - 12.7 x 32.4 cm

$2,500

Painting, Nocturnal seaside Marina - Italian old painting, Alfredo Stengher

Nocturnal seaside Marina - Italian old painting

Alfredo Stengher

Painting - 50 x 70 x 1 cm

$243

Painting, On the Pink Side, Nathalie Pelisson

On the Pink Side

Nathalie Pelisson

Painting - 25.4 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm

$650

Painting, Crashing Waves, Kate Sea

Crashing Waves

Kate Sea

Painting - 130 x 100 x 2 cm

$2,147

Painting, Gentle Breeze, Karen Hale

Gentle Breeze

Karen Hale

Painting - 50.8 x 91.4 x 3.8 cm

$2,075

Photography, Invitation, Priska Walliman

Invitation

Priska Walliman

Photography - 90 x 90 x 0.4 cm

$1,695

Painting, Full Moon, Waleria Matelska

Full Moon

Waleria Matelska

Painting - 40 x 21 cm

$452

Painting, La piscine et la mer, Didier Colomès

La piscine et la mer

Didier Colomès

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm

$1,695

Print, La déferlante en mer, Philippe De Lestrange

La déferlante en mer

Philippe De Lestrange

Print - 55 x 46 x 2 cm

$1,130

Photography, De Chlore et de Rosé, Christopher Barraja

De Chlore et de Rosé

Christopher Barraja

Photography - 90 x 60 cm

$1,356

Photography, Loulou Cassis, Bernard Biancotto

Loulou Cassis

Bernard Biancotto

Photography - 60 x 90 x 1 cm

$678

Painting, Saint Malo III - série Paysage et mer, Nicolas Pizy

Saint Malo III - série Paysage et mer

Nicolas Pizy

Painting - 60 x 80 x 2 cm

$1,130

Painting, Régate avec Hallali, ZiB

Régate avec Hallali

ZiB

Painting - 90 x 90 x 3 cm

$2,260

Photography, #3, Linda Tuloup

#3

Linda Tuloup

Photography - 24 x 30 x 1 cm

$1,537

Print, Samen onderweg, Thierry Van Vreckem

Samen onderweg

Thierry Van Vreckem

Print - 70 x 100 x 2 cm

$1,977

Painting, Coque de bateau - Cargo Tamago, Marie-Annick Priou

Coque de bateau - Cargo Tamago

Marie-Annick Priou

Painting - 80 x 65 x 2 cm

$1,073

Painting, Les voiles rouges, Hélène Legrand

Les voiles rouges

Hélène Legrand

Painting - 30 x 24 x 2 cm

$1,130

Painting, Fort DeSoto Beach, Tierra Verde, Fl., Mike King

Fort DeSoto Beach, Tierra Verde, Fl.

Mike King

Painting - 38.1 x 53.3 x 0.3 cm

$609

Painting, Harmonie rose, Martine Grégoire

Harmonie rose

Martine Grégoire

Painting - 70 x 70 x 2 cm

$904

Photography, Still alive, Pierre Lesage

Still alive

Pierre Lesage

Photography - 100 x 75 x 2 cm

$1,695

Painting, Waves n°17, Jil Joannin

Waves n°17

Jil Joannin

Painting - 60 x 20 x 4 cm

$1,017

Fine Art Drawings, Sans titre, Odonchimeg Davaadorj

Sans titre

Odonchimeg Davaadorj

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 41.5 cm

$1,243

Fine Art Drawings, A good day fishing, Mike King

A good day fishing

Mike King

Fine Art Drawings - 53.3 x 38.1 x 0.3 cm

$609

Painting, Ombre et lumière sur Pilat, Myriam Démarez Gérat

Ombre et lumière sur Pilat

Myriam Démarez Gérat

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm

$813

Sea



Majestic and tyrannical, the sea has never ceased to fascinate artists. Untameable, this force of nature seems to have a life of its own and has inspired many artists. Since antiquity, the sea has been represented in all its glory, century after century it is honoured through various styles and colours. However, this desire to escape to the great outdoors is certainly not only reserved for 21st century painters

Maritime art began at the same time as history painting - in the 15th century, and they share many common traits. Maritime painting mostly depicts scenes of combat, historical incidents and mythology where people play a crucial role. It wasn't until the 17th century that artists stopped depicting people in their seascapes and focused solely on the representation of the landscape itself instead.

In the Middle Ages, shipwrecks and storms terrorised citizens as they interpreted them as signs of God's wrath. he church even used images of the rough sea to hold power over its believers.

Representations in classical painting were strictly governed by academic rules, and often didn't manage to convey true emotion. Maritime scenes joined the mainstream in the 19th century, especially with the arrival of the Romantic period as emotions played a much greater role in marine painting. The two great masters of the period were J.M.W Turner and Caspar David Friedrich who captured the attention of their contemporaries and whose works continue to mesmerise us today.

For the impressionists, the sea was a sublimation of nature. During the 19th century, artists come out of their studios in order to paint and describe nature as they saw  and feel it. By the end of the 19th century, the sea was no longer a simple, blue expanse but rather an eruption of emotions illuminated through painting.

Contemporary art offers a new insight into creation. Today, the technique is overrun by the message and intention of the work. Therefore, we find all varieties of sea illustrations where the sea becomes an image of contemporary creation. Even though the sea is sometimes reinvented, it remains true to reality.

The new generation of contemporary artists create works that depict freshness, escape, lost coves, waves, and that salty seaside air. Discover our selection inspired by ocean waters.





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