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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

Les Operations Du Jury De Peinture
20th Century European, French

This color lithograph by Henri Dangon measures 10 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches. From the April, 1914 issue of "Le Sourire", it depicts many of the artists of the day including Boutigny, Laurens, Paul Chabas and Henri Martin, all of which are printed on the bottom margin. Le Sourire or "the Similie" was a French satirical journal that featured top notch artistic talent published at the turn of the century in Paris.

Drawing

Tulips and Fruit Stllife
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 X 12 inches, pencil signed