James E. Masters
British

Wareham
British

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches, edition of 150, pencil signed

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 off 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

The Orphans
1849-1914, British

Etching by the French artist Hubert Von Herkomer measures 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, plate initialed, titled and dated, 1878.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, image size 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches.