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Painting

Early Morning on the High Seas
1879-1967, American

This remarkable oil on canvas was painted by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith, c. 1930. The canvas measures 30 x 36 inches, and is signed in the lower right corner, 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. Tarbell, then at the Art Students League of New York.

Print

Jackie
1888-1972, American

Etching and drypoint, image size 10 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, published by Associated American Artists in 1939, edition of 250, on wove paper, pencil signed and titled, publishers label with provenance. This image is illustrated in Thomas Cravens, "A Treasury of American Prints". Costigan chose the common man as subject matter in many of his works. His young son Jackie is portrayed in this personal and heartwarming image, perhaps tired after a long day of haying.

Drawing

Boulder Landscape
1848 - 1921, American

Watercolor, image size 7 1/4 x 9 inches.

McAuliffe was active in the late 19th century and produced public works, especially in Everett, Mass: Roman Catholic Cathedral, St John's, and Parlin Library. His specialties were maritime and religious subjects.