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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

Two Sisters
1900-1971, British

A beautiful hand colored etching by the British artist, Elyse Ashe Lord. It measures 12 x 16 inches, pencil signed, numbered and framed. Elyse Lord was known for her Asian inspired images using fine drypoint lines and delicate, yet vibrant colors to create images that have a serene, almost dreamlike quality.

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of Monadnock by Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. Pencil on medium weight paper, measuring 11 x 15 inches.