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Les Edwards

The Night Boat

This was painted for the Subterranean Press edition of Robert McCammon’s book about a WW II submarine that won’t stay dead. They crew, having been entombed all that time, are more that a touch irritable. I spent a long time researching the U-boat. Although the author is quite specific about the type it seemed to me there were endless variations even within a particular class. Also, I wasn’t sure what degree of rust and decay should be apparent as the submarine had been preserved buried in sand. In the end I liked the rusted and peeling look seen on some much used, but intact boats. It’s a case of visual interest winning out over technical accuracy, although I expect U-boat experts across the globe will be infuriated. There are also two interior colour pieces which I’ll post soon.


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Signed and numbered 13 x 19 inch prints are available with free worldwide shipping.

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  • Original size
    14 x 21 inches
  • Medium
    Oils on board
  • Rights available
    Yes
  • Original artwork
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  • Copyright
    © Les Edwards 2013, All Rights Reserved

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