Born in Derby, England in 1954, Brereton is a self-taught painter who received his basic art training at Derby's Joseph Wright Art School. In 1979, he became a professional artist, specialising in marine subjects because of his life-long love of ships and the sea.
He usually works in oils; his favourite subject being deep water sailing ships of the nineteenth century. His work has been influenced by artists such as Montague Dawson and Thomas Somerscales and by living for a time by the sea on the south coast of England.
His work is recorded and illustrated in Denys Brook-Hart's book, "20th Century British Maritime Painting" and E.H.H. Archibald's "Dictionary of Sea Painters of Europe and America".
He has exhibited at The Royal Society of Marine Artists in London and in the West End, as well as many galleries throughout the country. His pictures can be found in private collections in the UK, Eire, Belgium, Oman, Japan and the USA.
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Our handpicked fine art papers create exceptional quality reproductions. Paintings, drawings and other artworks typically look best on art paper whilst photography works best on photo paper. Each paper produces fantastic results.
All frames are constructed from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and a satin finish.
Dimensions: 20mm (front face) by 23mm (depth from wall).
Created using fine art paper, mini prints are museum-quality reproductions at smaller, affordable sizes.
Our canvas prints are produced on thick 400gsm artist-grade cotton canvas. This print material has a subtle textured finish helping transform any image into a beautiful work of art.
All stretched canvas prints are 38mm deep and feature finger-jointed frames with corner wedges to ensure your canvas remains taut.