Santi Pacini
1735-1790, Italian

Study of Babies
1735-1790, Italian

Engraving, image size 5 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches, an engraving after a painting by Raphael Sanzio, "Raffaella daVrbino in. edif." l.l. and "S. Pacini Sorno" l.r. signed in the plate. (M)

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

Arch Bridge Landscape

Etching, image size 4 x 5 7/8 inches, plate signed l.r. "L.A.W.".

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.