Johann Rudolf Holzhalb
1723-1806

The Music Room
1723-1806

18th century engraving by Jean-Rodolphe Holzhalb after J.R. Schellenberg. Image measures 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches in 11 x 13 1/4 inch gold frame.

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

Kabuki Actors
$175.00
1775-1818, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 14 3/8 x 9 13/16 inches, circa 1830. Ashiyuki was active in Osaka from 1814 to 1833 and a pioneer of the 'surimono' larger format print.

Drawing

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)