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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

Fishing Boats on the Beach at Scheveningen
1832-1895, American

Etching in sepia ink, image size 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 inches, 1883, cat: Tyler- 26, printed on Japan paper, plate signed in reverse, l.l, pencil signed l.r.

Drawing

Still Life with Fruit
1893-1986, American

Pastel on paper, image size 15 x 18 inches, signed upper right