Henry Scott (1911-2005) was a British painter known for portraying historic British and American Clipper ships in full sail. Born in 1911 in the United Kingdom, Scott quickly became acquainted with several sea captains through his quest to accurately depict ships at sea. He focused particularly on the atmosphere evoked by the ocean and the movement of the vessels, giving his paintings an overall dynamic and realistic effect. Scott was also made an honorary member of the International Association of Master Mariners, the title a token of respect for his passion for nautical history. He died in 2005 at the age of 89 in the United Kingdom.