George Nelson
1887 - 1978, American

Evening Landscape in Winter
1887 - 1978, American

Plate initialed in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower right. Print 13 in an edition of 50. Plate measures 8 x 6 1/4 inches on 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch wove type paper. C. 1942. This is a finely detailed lithograph, with subtle use of shadows that convey moonlight in this quintessential New England scene.

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

Canal near Arleux, Somme, France
20th Century, European

Etching, image size: 6 3/16 x 6 1/4 inches, 1918, pencil signed and dated

Drawing

Churchyard
1895-1973, English

Ink drawing, measures 4 2/8 x 2 3/4 inches on 9 x 7 3/4 inch paper. Initialed in the lower right corner.