This is a small collection of paintings and prints by Douglas Alvord. They come from our family and from the artist- special treasures, some of which are now on the market, some for the first time. Douglas Alvord is a well-known artist, illustrator, sculptor and author whose works can be found world-wide. He specializes in Marine Art and Nature studies.


Contact: (252) 495-3597



The above painting is for sale. The price is $1,000 plus shipping, handling and insurance.   It is 24" x 36" oil painting (unframed).

Here are some more examples of Doug's work.

Blackbirds at Blount Creek

Oil on Canvas 36" x 48" $2500 plus shipping, handling and insurance

On the Wings of Morning

Oil on Canvas 48" x 26" $2500 plus shipping, handling and insurance

This is a painting representing New Bern North Carolina. It is a sample of some of his finest marine art. It is not for sale.

New Bern Historical Harbor

JOYCE MARIE by Douglas Alvord

Detail-JOYCE MARIE by Douglas Alvord

Douglas Alvord Wooden Boat Show Poster SIGNED by the Artist

The Maine Lobster Boat Print-hand-painted by the artist

The Maine Schooner-print-hand-painted by the artist>

Detail from The Maine Schooner Poster

Osprey at Harbor Island Maine by Douglas Alvord


Douglas working on a mural


JOYCE MARIE: This painting is of a sardine carrier. These boats were used ca 1940-1980

.WOODEN BOAT SHOW POSTER; 1984 Wooden Boat Show event in Newport, R.I.

The Maine Schooner and The Maine Lobster Boat Prints: These two wonderful prints document the history of these two classic types of boat.

If you are interested in inquiring about originals and commissions form Douglas, please contact Douglas at the above address.

You will have to look long and hard to find a better Marine Artist!


Douglas has written and illustrated numerous books. Here are a few examples. These are not for sale here. A web search will get you to a source for purchase as some are now out of print.

SARAH'S BOAT written and illustrated by Douglas Alvord-a wonderful story of a young girl who learns to sail

On The Water- written and illustrated by Douglas Alvord- sub-titleThe Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats

A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett, illustrated by Douglas Alvord-exquisite finely detailed drawing

Also see: The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett, illustrated by Douglas Alvord- similar style to White Heron with some color illustrations as well.

This page was created by Cynthia Crawford, Doug's sister. You can see Cynthia's artwork here