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Painting

Setting Sail in the Moonlight
1832-1895, American

This is a truly remarkable luminous scene of fishing boats under the moonlight, with several figures watching from the shore. Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches, 1883, signed and dated lower right. Mauritz de Haas was born in Holland and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam before emigrating to the United States in 1857. He set up a studio in New York and became well known for his atmospheric land and seascapes of the New York area as well as images of his native Holland.

Print

Old Rouen
1887-1953, American

Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 3 3/4 inches, 1917, pencil signed and dated, framed

Drawing

Still Life with Fruit
1893-1986, American

Pastel on paper, image size 15 x 18 inches, signed upper right