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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

St. Christopher, Antwerp
1879-1970, British

Etching on green paper, image size 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches, pencil signed

Drawing

Christmas Card 1953
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1953, image size 10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches.