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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

Cottonwood Tree
b. 1911, American

Chiaroscuro woodblock, image size 7 x 5 inches, 1937, plate signed and pencil signed and dated. As is typical with this artist, he hand signed and dated his images on the paper window mat, rather than the sheet itself.

Drawing

Abstract Landscape
1919-1993, French

Abstract watercolor study for poster by Jean Claude Imbert, 1970, sheet size 20 x 15 1/4 inches.