Article relating to the mis-identification of August Mayer's painting entitled 'Le Rédoutable surrendering at Trafalgar'. Robin Brooks puts the record straight - this painting is, in fact, Admiral Villeneuve's Flagship at Trafalgar, 'Le Bucentaure'.
Article relating to the mis-identification of three of John Constable's sketches sold by Sotheby's, of 'HMS Victory' on the Medway, 1803. Robin Brooks argues that two of these sketches can not possibly be the 'Victory'!
Articles about Robin Brooks
The following articles are listed, but unfortunately not available to download:
Robin Brooks 'Son of the Land, Master of painting the sea' - 'Classic Boat' magazine, November 1991
Robin Brooks 'In de ban van Captain James Cook' - 'Spiegal der Zeilvaart' magazine, June 1995
Son of the Land, Master of the Sea - 'Tall Ships International' magazine, June/July 1997
An Eye for a Ship ... Robin Brooks - 'Traditional Boats and Tall Ships' magazine, Oct/Nov 1999
Trafalgar: the new adventure - 'Devon Today' magazine, February 2001
Trafalgar 1805: The Defining Moment - 'Traditional Boats and Tall Ships' magazine, Dec/Jan 2003.
Chance favours the prepared mind - 'Devon Life' magazine, February 2004
Power and the Glory - The Artists Eye - 'The Countryman' magazine, March 2005