Robert Moony
1879-1946

The Witches Fire
1879-1946

Framed color woodblock printed in 1925, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches on 9 x 11 1/4 Japan-type paper. Pencil titled and signed.

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

Illumination of the saint
1605-1650, Dutch

Engraving, after painting by Titian, image size 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches

Drawing

Old House, East Windsor Hill, Connecticut
1855-1943, American

Watercolor on paper, 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches, signed in ink lower left. Housed in a period frame, possibly original to the painting, but recently rematted with archival materials. An old label on the back gives the title and location and is also signed by the artist.