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Painting - 'Heading to a Safe Port' by Jack Woods

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Oil painting on linen covered wooden frame
Size
h 60cm x w 90cm
Object Registration
2064
Keywords
safe, jack woods, jack, woods, painting, port
Historical information
See comments under maker
When Made
21st Century
Made By
Jack Woods (Maker)
Significance
The composition of the painting incorporates several features: the Galleon Windvane restored to the roof of the Mission in 2020, the tanker vessel, the weather and dangerous oceans encountered by mariners, presenting symbolically the relationship of the Mission to seafaring from the 19th C. through to the present day.
Last updated
23 Apr 2020 at 5:17PM