G.W. Rhead


Child With Lute
$175.00

Etching, 9 3/4x5 1/2, plate signed

Painting

Whitby, Yorkshire
1803-1840, British

Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, c. 1830, signed "Chambers- Whitby" on the back of the sinking ship. A dramatic scene of a shipwreck in the stormy seas. Chambers was a painter from Whitby, Yorkshire, who specialized in seascapes. He was the son of a fisherman, and as a young boy served as a cabin boy on a merchant ship. He later spent some time in London as a set painter for the Pavillion Theater. Chambers was best known for his paintings of ships and naval battles, many of which are in museums and galleries in Britain.

Print

Owari Province, Tsushima Tenno Festival
1797-1858, Japanese

This is a vibrant original color woodblock print by Japanese master printmaker Utagawa Hiroshige, from his series 'Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces'. The image size is 13 1/2 x 9 inches, published in 1853, with the Aratame censor seal. This image depicts the Tsushima Tenno Festival in Owari Province with elaborately decorated boats drifting down the river. Impressions of this image can be found in the collections of several prestigious museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the San Diego Museum of Art.

Drawing

Artists  Studio
1893-1986, American

Drawing, pen and ink on paper, image size 14 x 10 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled, l.r. "Artists Studio - Harriton", adhered to artist board.