James Hook
1819-1907, English

Gathering Eggs
$125.00
1819-1907, English

Etching, image size 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.l. "Jas C. Hook 1852". A young boy is lowered to gather eggs along the rock ledges.

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

Fulham
1818-1910, British

This original etching and drypoint by the British artist, Sir Francis Seymour Haden, measures 4 1/2 x 11 inches, cat: Schneiderman 22, 1859, XII/XII, plate titled and initialed, printed on chine colle. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.

Drawing

Maple in Winter
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil sketch by Dexter Dawes measures 8 7/8 x 6 inches on lightweight drawing paper.