The Conservancy is excited to share an extraordinary new painting by world-renowned marine artist Robert G. Lloyd entitled ‘Luxury Liner Row, New York circa 1957.’ A print of the painting, which features the SS United States, is available to order.
‘Luxury Liner Row, New York circa 1957,’ shared courtesy of the V. Amabile Collection
The painting depicts the New York Passenger Ship Terminal between West 46th and West 54th street, known to many as Luxury Liner Row. Artist Robert Lloyd notes: “These piers represented the epitome of transatlantic passenger travel, and nowhere else in the world would it have been possible to see such a meeting of the great liners.”
Shown in the artwork are Cunard's Media, Caronia, Mauretania and Queen Mary; the French Line’s Liberte, with engines started and her whistle blowing, and the Italian Line’s Leonardo da Vinci, maneuvering into the berth alongside the SS America. Behind the SS America are the huge funnels of America's Flagship, the SS United States. She towers above all else, surely a sight to behold and instantly recognizable. Finally, we see the Italian Line’s Saturnia approaching her berth, with the twin stacks of American Export Lines’ SS Independence just visible through the smoke and haze.
Detail from Robert G. Lloyd's ‘Luxury Liner Row, New York circa 1957’
In exciting news, limited-edition ‘Luxury Liner Row’ prints are now available! Prints measure 24 x 20 inches and are produced on high quality, acid-free paper, with each print hand signed and numbered by the artist. Prints will be $125.00, which includes postage via airmail and a signed certificate of provenance. Tracked airmail is also available for an additional $10. Please allow 28 days for delivery.
25% of the proceeds from print sales will be donated to the SS United States Conservancy and directly support efforts to save the SS United States. The total print run is 70 editions only, so be sure to place your order today! To order please contact the artist directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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