James Robertson, known as the Son of the Sea, was an old sailor from Dunbar, Scotland. Introduced to Dede by his friend Terry Hosmus, also an artist from Dunbar, the story of the Son of the Sea and his unique expression was the inspiration to paint the icon and create a beautiful exhibition in Amsterdam.get a quote
The Son of the Sea was the first inspired painting, originating the art show that took place at Sweet Bob, a top spot in the city, presenting the original "Son of the Sea" master piece and a complete collection more, sculptures by Terry Hosmus and drawings by Pedro, 8 years old artist. Fun fact: Pedro sold-out his artworks during the opening.
As a graphic icon or a symbol, the Son of the Sea have been displayed and printed in t-shirts, mugs, caps and even pillows. The original painting was sold and is now part of a private collection in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.