Marshall Johnson
1850-1921, American

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.

Painting

Cabin in the Mountains
1862-1952, American

Oil on panel, 8 x 10 inches, signed "Carle J. Blenner" lower left. Blenner studied art at Yale and then in Germany and France at the Academie Julian under William Adolphe Bouguereau, Robert Fleury & Aman-Jean. He taught in the fine arts departments at Columbia and Yale.

Print

The Forest of Capodimonte
1842-1914, American

Etching after F. Cortese, image size: 11 15/16 x 8 inches, Copyright 1887 Gebbie & Co., plate signed lower left

Drawing

Castle Path
fl. 1875-1889, American

Watercolor, image size 14 x 10 1/8 inches, dated 1885 and signed Geo. C. Bell