Sears Gallagher
1869-1955, American

Surf, Monhegan
1869-1955, American

A brilliant seascape by the renowned artist, Sears Gallagher. Created c. 1920, sight size is 13 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches and is signed by the artist on the lower right. On the back of the sheet, written in the artist hand, is the title and the artists signature. Known for his etchings and watercolors of historic streets and landmarks in and around Boston, he also had a love of marine settings and created many scenes of coastal Maine, especially Monhegan Island.


Old and New Boston
1869-1955, American

This Sears Gallagher etching measures 13 x 6 inches and is pencil signed on the lower left margin. A ghostly image of the Boston Custom House Tower looms in the background contrasting with a much more detailed foreground of city dwellers going about their daily routine.


St. Ives Bridge, Cambridgeshire, England
1869-1955, American

This fine 1912 etching by Sears Gallagher measures 5 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower left margin. Born in Boston, Gallagher studied drawing and watercolor locally, later refining his skills at the Academie Julian in Paris. Gallagher became one of America's leading etchers and watercolorists, known for his New England landscapes, historic Boston landmarks as well as views of New York, Venice and England's Cornish seacoast.


Somerset Club, Boston
1869-1955, American

This street scene by Sears Gallagher measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches and is pencil signed on the lower left margin. Born in Boston, Gallagher studied drawing and watercolor locally, later refining his skills at the Academie Julian in Paris. He is best known for his images of historic sites and landmarks in Boston.


The Boston Customs House
1869-1955, American

Etching, image size 8 1/2 X 6 3/4 inches, pencil signed, framed

Painting

The Rocky Cove
1877-1967, American

Watercolor on paper, sight size 11 x 14 3/8 inches, c. 1930s, signed lower left, framed. Carroll Bill was an artist and architect, studying at Harvard Architectural School. He was a member of many artist's associations, including the Boston Architectural Club, the Boston Society of Architects, the Boston Society of Watercolor Painters, the New York Society of Watercolor Painters, the New York Watercolor Club and the Springfield Art League. (M)

Print

Lakeside Scene
1786-1864, Japanese

Color woodblock, triptych, image size 14 1/4 x 29 1/4 inches, censor seal: 1847-48

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.