George Chambers
1803-1840, British

Whitby, Yorkshire
1803-1840, British

Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, c. 1830, signed "Chambers- Whitby" on the back of the sinking ship. A dramatic scene of a shipwreck in the stormy seas. Chambers was a painter from Whitby, Yorkshire, who specialized in seascapes. He was the son of a fisherman, and as a young boy served as a cabin boy on a merchant ship. He later spent some time in London as a set painter for the Pavillion Theater. Chambers was best known for his paintings of ships and naval battles, many of which are in museums and galleries in Britain.

Painting

Portrait of a Woman
1906-1992, American

This watercolor on paper measures 18 x 15 inches, c. 1930, signed on the l.r., possibly a self-portrait.

Print

The Cider Mill
1878-1970, American

Linoleum cut, image size 7 1/8 x 9 inches, c. 1930, printed on Japanese Mulberry paper, pencil signed l.r. "Herbert Pullinger", plate signed "HP" l.r.

Drawing

River View with Cottages
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, unsigned