Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.


Bamboo and Boat
b. 1909, Japanese

An atmospheric original print by Japanese artist Imoto Tekiho, this image measures 15 3/8 x 10 1/8 inches, c. 1940, published by Doi Hangaten, carved by Harada, printed by Yokoi, with full margins, publisher's stamp and artist's seal.


Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.