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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

Chapel by the River
1855-1925, British

Etching, 12 x 21 inches, published March 19th 1887 by B. Brooks and Sons, London, ornate swan remarque l.l, with an "Artist Proof" blindstamp, plate signed and pencil signed, framed. A very rare etching by this important British painter.

Drawing

House With Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This pen and ink drawing, by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches.