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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

A California Forest
1842-1899, American

This 1888 etching by Mary Nimmo Moran measures 11 7/8 x 8 inches, plate signed and dated, after a painting by her husband, Thomas Moran. Mary Nimmo Moran was known for her originality and boldness in her etchings and was a member of the Society of Painter- Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.

Drawing

Artists  Studio
1893-1986, American

Drawing, pen and ink on paper, image size 14 x 10 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled, l.r. "Artists Studio - Harriton", adhered to artist board.