Dorothy Stevens
1888-1966, Canadian

Canadian Construction
1888-1966, Canadian

This contruction scene by the Canadian artist Dorothy Stevens measures 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Stevens was not only known for her etchings but was also an accomplished painter, portraitist, illustrator and art teacher. Born in Toronto in 1888, she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and at the Academie Colarossi in Paris. During WWI she raised money for the war effort by donating a series of etchings depicting home-front subjects. Her prints were among the best produced under the program.

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 off 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

Pap of Glencoe
1865-1945, British

A very fine original etching of the mountain near Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands by Scottish artist D Y Cameron. The image size is 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches, published in 1915 in an edition of about 50 impressions, pencil signed. Cameron was born in Scotland and studied at the Glasgow School of Art and at the Edinburgh School of Art, becoming one of the great artist of the British etching revival of the early 20th century.

Drawing

Boulder Landscape
1848 - 1921, American

Watercolor, image size 7 1/4 x 9 inches.

McAuliffe was active in the late 19th century and produced public works, especially in Everett, Mass: Roman Catholic Cathedral, St John's, and Parlin Library. His specialties were maritime and religious subjects.