The painting depicted here is by Portsmouth Virginia's renowned artist J. Robert Burnell titled "Fort Norfolk from the Elizabeth River" was painted in 1994, a tranquil scene with a boy sailing a dingy in the foreground and a three masted ship docked at the water's edge. The view features the fort on the left and a brick structed house in the center. The watercolor measures 18 X 30 inches (view) and 24 X 36 inches framed. Here are a few images (sorry, there's some glare in the image from the glass). Here is the link to the painting of Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery website.
|Fort Norfolk from the Elizabeth River, an original watercolor by J. Robert Burnell.|
|Close-up view of Fort Norfolk from the Elizabeth River.|
|Close-up view of the brick building and the moored frigate.|