(1924 - 1989)
Thomas Maclay Hoyne was active/lived in Illinois, Massachusetts. Thomas Hoyne is known for fishing and sailing vessels, commercial art.
Biography Thomas Hoyne
Having had a naval career in the Pacific Theatre as a gunner officer on
the L.S.T. 48, Thomas Hoyne created paintings that reflect his
experiences as well as his poetic feelings about the sea and its
sailing and fishing vessels. Many
believe that his greatest strength was his realistic depiction of ocean
vessels, something that he worked at meticulously. In
1983, Hoyne received the Rudolph J. Schaefer Award at the Mystic
International, an award given to artists who best document the
country's marine heritage.
In order to be
absolutely accurate, he commissioned renowned ship modeler Erik
Ronnberg to build models for ships that became subjects of
paintings. "To capture the vessel's movement
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