Clarence Stephen Izant
1884-1949, American

Protest
1884-1949, American

Engraving, drypoint, image size 8 x 6 inches, 1945, edition of 150, pencil signed l.r. "Stephen Izant" and titled l.l. "Protest". This print was commissioned by the Print Makers Society of California as their presentation plate for associate members for the year 1945, printed upon hand made, laid paper. Label on back from the Print Makers Society of California with artist provenance.

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

Hercules Sitting on a Burning Pyre on Mt. Eta
1614-1686, French

Engraving after Reni Guido, image size 15 5/16 x 11 3/16 in, plate size 17 x 11 5/8 in, Randall Coll. #8835, Fogg Museum provenance

Drawing

Calais

Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left