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Andrew Bennett (British, 20th/21st Century)
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Andrew Bennett (British, 20th/21st Century)

Britannia spreads her wings

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Andrew Bennett (British, 20th/21st Century)
Britannia spreads her wings
signed 'ANDREW BENNETT/'04' (lower left) and inscribed 'ROYAL CLYDE YACHT CLUB/REGATTA 1907/"BRITANNIA SPREADS HER WINGS" HELD BY MANY TO BE THE FINEST RACING YACHT EVER/BUILT THE ROYAL CUTTER RECORDED A TOTAL OF 240 WINS IN 600 + RACES OVER A LIFE OF/40 YEARS. SOME OBSERVERS HAVE TAKEN THE VIEW/THAT SYCOPHANTIC OWNERS 'ALLOWED' THE ROYAL YACHT TO WIN RACES. A CONTENTION THAT IS/HARDLY CREDIBLE BEARING IN MIND THE FIERCE/RIVALRY BETWEEN THE CREWS. ANDREW BENNETT 2004.' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
24 x 36 in. (60.9 x 91.4 cm.)
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