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Painting

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.

Print

Coast of New Brunswick, 1882
1846-1938, American

Etching, image size 21 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches, 1882, second state of two, Schneider #75, plate signed l.l. and pencil signed l.r., one of two large etchings by Parrish.

Drawing

Lakeside View
unknown, American

A bright seaside watercolor by Pauline Hestia Morse measures 9 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches. It is signed on the lower right.