Setting Sail, Early Morning
1850-1921, American

Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 inches, 1881, signed and dated, in a period gilt frame. As a young man, Johnson was a sailor and one of only twelve survivors aboard a ship that caught fire and sank of the coast of South Africa. He returned to his native Boston, Massachusetts, and studied art with marine painter William E. Norton. Johnson went on to become very well known for his nautical and marine paintings in the later part of the 19th century.


Trout Water 2
1895-1961, American

Lithograph by Wilfred A. Readio measures 11 7/8 x 14 1/2 inches and is plate initialed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter and lithographer known for his scenes of Pittsburgh, PA. and the American West. He was a Professor of Art at the Carnegie Institute of the Arts in Pennsylvania.


A Young Man
1940-, American

Crayon and watercolor on paper, 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches, signed "K. Bokov", l.l.