This listing is for a lovely painting by the Canadian listed artist Harry Heine RSMA NWWSR (1928..2004)
His auction results go to $3,163 or more.
The subject is a watercolor sketch he did for a poster, Vienna to Venice.
Signed by the artist, lower right.
The visible image is about 8 1/4 x 6 3/4′.
The frame is about 14 1/4 x 12 1/4′.
Good condition as shown – the frame may have a few minor dings.
He was the first and only Canadian elected to the Royal Society of Marine Artists
(RSMA, London England), and is considered one of the leading Marine artists in Canada. He exhibited
regularly with the R.S.M.A. in both London and Mystic, Connecticut and in gallery exhibitions
Heine was a P.V.P. of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists and of the Federation of Canadian Artists.
He was made an Honorary Citizen of the City of Victoria in 1985 and an Honorary Alberta Artist in 1983 in
recognition of his contribution to the Visual Arts. He was also a member of the Northwest Watercolor
His work hangs in many public collections including the Legislative Buildings of the Government of British
Columbia; Washington State Arts Commission Collection; Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, England;
Mystic Seaport Museum, U.S.A.; the Provincial Maritime Museum, B.C.; Government House Collection,
B.C.; the Mendel Gallery, Saskatchewan; Edmonton Art Gallery and the Alberta Art Foundation. Heine
has painted murals for Expo ’86 in Vancouver, Syncrude Canada, the Royal Canadian Legion in
Edmonton and the towns of Vegreville, Fort Saskatchewan, Chemainus, and Chetwynd. Painting
commissions include the Canada I Society (America’s Cup), Telecom Canada, H.M.C.S. Malahat, the
The government of B.C. and Beautiful British Columbia Magazine. Other works range from carved murals and
ship models to posters and book illustrations and coin designs with the Canadian mint. He was
made a Life Member of the Sail & Life Training Society and the Vintage Vessel Registry.
Items can be returned if not as described. Obviously, I do not want to go through the hassle of dealing with a return, so I am very careful to accurately describe the item and include multiple high-resolution pictures so you can see exactly what the item looks like.
Canadian Buyers must pay Canadian Sales tax (HST or GST depending on your province).