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Painting

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.

Print

December
1869-1949, American

Etching, drypoint, image size 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, c. 1930, signed in pencil lower right ''Chauncey F. Ryder'', titled in pencil lower left "December". Exhibited at The Brooklyn Society of Etchers Fourteenth Annual Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, January 1930 and at the Twelfth International Print Makers Exhibition, Los Angeles Museum Exposition Park, March 1931.

Drawing

Shaded View
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 8 3/8 x 11 inches, done on a gray, medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH, with its majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.