Previous Exhibitions

Royal Society of Marine Artists

Robin Brooks has been an occasional exhibitor at the Royal Society of Marine Artists, first showing in 1969 at the Guildhall, London. This exhibition was opened by Sir Alex Rose, recently knighted for his solo circumnavigation of the world.
  1. 'Two steam drifters in the North Sea'
    Acrylic on canvas
    20" x 30" (51cm x 76cm)
    Later, this painting was also exhibited at the R.S.M.A. Exhibition at the International Boat Show, London, 1970.

  2. 'Clipper Ship Cromdale'
    Oil on canvas
    20" x 30" (51cm x 76cm)
    1970 - 25th Annual Exhibition, Guildhall, London

  3. 'The action between the Penelope and the Guillaume Tell'
    Oil on canvas
    24" x 36" (61cm x 91.5cm)
    1972. Stolen from the exhibition

  4. 'Safe and Sound - Budleigh Beach'
    Oil on board
    8" x 10" (20cm x 25.5cm)
    1983
    Mall Galleries, London

  5. 'The Shannon and the Chesapeake 1st June 1813'
    Oil on canvas
    24" x 36" (61cm x 91.5cm)
    1983
    Mall Galleries, London

  6. 'Captain Cook's Resolution'
    Oil on canvas
    12" x 24" (30cm x 61cm)
    1983
    Mall Galleries, London

  7. 'The Sea Witch'
    Oil on canvas
    Size Unknown
    1984
    Mall Galleries, London

  8. 'Escort to the Royals'
    HMS Repulse picking up the Royal Mail
    Oil on canvas
    18" x 30" (46cm x 76cm)
    1984
    Mall Galleries, London

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Known Locations of some of Robin Brooks' Marine Paintings

No complete records exist of all Galleries and Exhibitions in which Robin Brooks' Paintings have appeared.
The following is a list of those known locations
  1. 'Following the Dolphins - The Pandora in the South Seas'
    Oil on canvas
    16" x 20" (41cm x 51cm)
    Harrods Gallery - Exhibition 'A room with a view'
    including works by Marcel Dyf, Sir William Russell Flint, David Shepherd.

  2. Alexander Galleries - Whiteladies, Bristol
    Many paintings were exhibited at this gallery between 1969 and 1995 +

  3. Gallerie Marine - Appledore, Devon
    Robin's work was included at several annual exhibitions at the Commodore Hotel, Instow, Devon.

  4. Dartington Crystal Glass Works - Barbican, Plymouth, Devon.
    Special exhibition in celebration of H.M. Bark Endeavour's visit, August 1997.

  5. Triton Galleries, Torquay
    Exhibited several works from 1969 - Late 1980's +

  6. Fred Keetch Gallery - Mols Coffee House, Cathedral Yard, Exeter, & Bridge Street, Taunton.
    Exhibited numerous works 1968 - 1997

  7. E. Stacey Marks, Polegate, East Sussex
    Exhibited during the mid 1990's

  8. Black Dog Studios Exhibition
    Blundell's, Tiverton, Devon
    October 18th 2003. Opened by Giles Chichester

  9. On the Wall - Exhibition
    Olympia, London. October 2004

  10. Black Dog Studios Exhibition
    Blundell's, Tiverton, Devon
    May 2005.

  11. Rackhams - Corporation Street Birmingham.
    In association with Alexander Galleries - Bristol
    'His Britannic Majesty's Brig Frolic and convoy'
    Oil on canvas
    20" x 30" (51cm x 76cm)
    1973

  12. Rackhams - Corporation Street Birmingham.
    In association with Alexander Galleries - Bristol
    'They Spread their Sea Wings - The Prince de Neushatel'
    Oil on canvas
    24" x 36" (61cm x 91.5cm)
    1974

  13. Rackhams - Corporation Street Birmingham.
    In association with Alexander Galleries - Bristol
    'On a shingle beach'
    Oil on panel
    10" x 14" (25.5cm x 36cm)
    1980

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Paintings sold at Auction

The following is a list of paintings that we know have appeared at auction:

Bearne's

January 1991, British and Continental Watercolours

Lot 102, 'Fleeing the Revenue Cutter', 20" x 30", oil on canvas. (51cm x 76cm)
Lot 108, 'The action between the Guerrier and the Constitution', 24" x 36", oil on canvas. (61cm x 91.5cm)

Autumn Sale, 25th October 1995

Lot 507, 'Out from Torbay', the Brixham sailing trawler, 'The Gleaner BM303', 24" x 36", oil on canvas. (61cm x 91.5cm).

Summer Sale, 26th June 1996

Lot 854, 'The Coming Squall', a Brixham sailing trawler, 20" x 30" (51cm x 76 cm), oil on canvas. (61cm x 91.5cm).
The following three lots were from the series 'Captain James Cook, Son of the land, Master of the sea':

Lot 855, 'Farewell Old England', 24" x 36" (61cm x 91cm) oil on canvas.
Lot 856, 'We stretched to the southward', 16" x 22" (39.5cm x 55cm) oil on canvas.
Lot 857, 'The Forbidding Coast', 16" x 22" (39.5cm x 55cm) oil on canvas.

Christies

Maritime Sale, South Kensington, May 1991

Lot 154, 'Reluctant Admiration', 15th December 1772, 20" x 40" (51cm x 102cm) oil on canvas.
Lot 155, 'Fetched Captain Furneaux for Breakfast', 20" x 40", (51cm x 102cm) oil on canvas.

Maritime Sale, South Kensington, November 1991

Lot 119, 'We stood along the edge' 54° 92' South 14th December 1772', 16" x 24", (41cm x 61cm) oil on canvas.

Lot 120, 'First Sentinels of the Frozen South' 50° 95' South 10th December 1772', 20" x 40", (51cm x 102cm) oil on canvas.

Maritime Sale, South Kensington, 15th October 1992

Lot 527, 'The Unknown Seas - December 15th 1772', 20" x 30" (51cm x 76cm), oil on canvas, from the series 'Captain James Cook, Son of the land, Master of the Sea'

Maritime Sale, South Kensington, May 1995

Lot 690, 'To search the seas, the 24 gun Frigate 'Pandora', 20" x 30" (51cm x 76cm), oil on canvas.

Maritime Sale, South Kensington, 24th May 2001

Lot 639, 'The USS Constitution', 20" x 16", (50.8cm x 40.7cm), oil on canvas.

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