I have been reading a lot of the history of the prohibition during the 20's in Canada, but in newfoundland in particular , and the ingenuity that was used to fool the law. one particular method I thought was interesting was to weigh the Crates of booze that was smuggled in from st pierre et Miquelon with salt and if approached by the law it was thrown overboard and later retrieved as the salt dissolved and the booze would float to the surface to be picked up without any worries., that was my inspiration for this piece so called RUMRUNNER. It was done in oils on a 24x30 canvas.

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Comment by Pat on October 30, 2014 at 10:47am

Very nice Eugene!

Comment by Kat on October 30, 2014 at 1:08pm

Amazing work!!!!

Comment by Mary Page on October 30, 2014 at 2:06pm

Wow! Fabulous piece of work!

Comment by Georgette Livingston on October 30, 2014 at 2:13pm

All your work is wonderful, Eugene, and this one is at the top of the list, but I am completely in love with your 'Spanish Main' ---  simply gorgeous!

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Comment by michele josiane martin on October 30, 2014 at 9:26pm

this piece is superb. i love ships,everything about this painting, the light especially. congratultions on finishing an excellent piece of art eugene.

Comment by Jess on October 31, 2014 at 8:03am

Eugene, this is gorgeous! You have now combined all my favourite elements art, history and books. All the best, look forward to your next stunning painting.

Comment by Shrinidhi on January 26, 2015 at 3:40pm

this is mind blowing!! 


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