W. H. Shelton
19th Century, American

After the Hounds
19th Century, American

Etching, image size 11 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches, c. 1880s, plate signed.

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

Making Sailors: The Gun
1867-1956, British

This is a dramatic original WWI lithograph by British artist Sir Frank Brangwyn. The image size is 18 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches, 1917, pencil signed. This image is from Brangwyn's series of 6 lithographs, "Making Sailors" which was part of the series 'The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals', published by the the Ministry of Information in 1917. Sir Frank Brangwyn was one of the most important British artists of the early 20th century, he was a member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Watercolor Society, and the Royal Society of British Artists, and was knighted in 1924.

Drawing

Boats and Wagons on the Beach
1839-1892, British

Watercolor 10 3/8 x 15 3/8 inches, signed "G. Sheffield" l.l., sepia on paperboard.