David Octavius Hill
1802 - 1870, Scottish

Portrait of Mr. Rintoul
1802 - 1870, Scottish

Photo gravure, image size 8 x 5 7/8 inches, unsigned, printed by James Craig Annan.

Painting

Whitby, Yorkshire
1803-1840, British

Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, c. 1830, signed "Chambers- Whitby" on the back of the sinking ship. A dramatic scene of a shipwreck in the stormy seas. Chambers was a painter from Whitby, Yorkshire, who specialized in seascapes. He was the son of a fisherman, and as a young boy served as a cabin boy on a merchant ship. He later spent some time in London as a set painter for the Pavillion Theater. Chambers was best known for his paintings of ships and naval battles, many of which are in museums and galleries in Britain.

Print

Galera
1812-1888, British

Lithograph, image size 11 1/8 x 7 inches, Plate 18, from the book "Illustrated Excursions in Italy" London: Thomas M'Lean, 1846, signed "E. Lear del et lith." l.r., "Galera" l.c.

Drawing

Study
1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.