The Marine Paintings (2016)
Ronny Moortgat

Ronny Moortgat was born in 1951 in the Belgian village of Niel, near the city of Antwerp. Niel is situated on the Northern bank of the river Rupel. He grew up in the adjacent Flanders village of Schelle – where the Rupel meets the river Scheldt. In those years he developed his passion for drawing and painting maritime scenes. The roots of his interest in maritime art probably stem from his family background: his mother’s side consisted of several river barge men whereas his father was involved in the local shipbuilding industry. His parents insisted on Ronny first getting a school diploma that would earn him a decent living. Young Moortgat followed an education path to be a technical draughtsman; a profession he practiced for many years. Thereafter he decided to go to Hoboken’s art academy, where he studied drawing and painting, etching and printing for six years. Moortgat is an internationally renowned artist. He is a Member of the Royal Society of Maritime Artists in London. Marine Paintings features 104 of his finest works depicting colourful maritime scenes, at sea and in the harbour, of old and modern ships, passenger liners, sailing yachts and tea clippers alike.

HC – 235 pages – 100 large-size paintings – full-color – English expert text
Maritime art-history

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