John Harris (the Younger)
1791-1873, British

Yachting - Scene Off Cowes, Isle of Wight
1791-1873, British

Engraving, hand-colored aquatint, image size 12 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches, after T.S. Robbins, inscribed in the plate T.S. Robbins, Del. l.l. and "J. Harris Sculpt." l.r., titled in the plate l.c., Plate 1, from Fores's Marine Sketches, published 1851 by Fores, 41 Piccadilly, London. The brig Xarifa races the Mirage, H. M. S. Yacht Victoria & Albert & Fairy, Musquito, Bianca, and Pearl, in the English Channel.

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

Lazy Afternoon
$600.00
1914-1964, American

This c. 1940 lithograph by the American artist Hannes Bok measures 9 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. AAA label with artist provenance included, edition of 250. Bok's real name was Wayne Francis Woodard, a talented artist, apparent at an early age, who went on to become an illustrator, writer of poetry and science fiction, painter and printmaker. His mentors were Maxfield Parrish and Ray Bradbury, both having profound influences on him and his work.

Drawing

Marie
1893-1986, American

Conte study, 1961, image size 13 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, framed