Giovanni Battista de Cavalieri
1525 - 1601, Italian

The Holy Family
1525 - 1601, Italian

Engraving by Cavalieri, after the painting by Andrea del Sarto, sheet size 7 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, published 1573.

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

Streetwalker in Autumn Moonlight
1839-1892, Japanese

A beautiful color woodblock print by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, considered the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. This 1887 image is from his series "100 Aspects of the Moon" which included 100 oban size woodblocks, between 1885-1892, in which the moon appears in all but a few providing a unifying motif for the series. This image measures 13 x 8 7/8 inches, signed and sealed on the l.l., engraver and publisher info on the l.l. border, poem by the female poet Oshun Hitotose, u.r., Stevenson 49.

Drawing

All-y, All-y In Free
20th c., American

Gouache and graphite on paper, size 10 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches, signed lower left