Marcellin Desboutin
1823-1902, French

Auguste Renoir
1823-1902, French

This drypoint etching by Desboutin measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches. Created in 1877, this is part of a series of drypoints sketches that the artist did of his close friends.


Pierre Purvis de Chavannes
1823-1902, French

This drypoint of the French painter, Purvis de Chavannes, measures 7 5/8 x 5 inches. Created in 1895, it depicts de Chavannes sitting in his robe against the background of one of his works.


Portrait of Norbert Goeneutte
1823-1902, French

This 1876 etching of the French artist, Norbert Goeneutte, by Marcellin Desboutin measures 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches. Part of a drypoint series of sketches Desboutin did of his close friends.

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

London Street Scene
1881-1939, American

"London Street Scene" by Hopper Emory measures 6 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.