Mary Sloane
1870-1961, British

Old Cottages on Broad St.
1870-1961, British

etching,image size 5 x 7 inches, slight tear in margin, pencil signed.

Sloane's work is a fine example of the transition from the elaborate Victorian style (having studied under Herkomer) of etching to the more modern British style.

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

Fishing Boats off Yarmouth
1852 - 1931, American

Wood Engraving, image size 5 x 6 1/4 inches, after a painting by John Sell Cotman, Edition of 150 printed by JC Bauer in 1902, pencil signed
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Drawing

Children in Sandbox, 1973
1893-1986, American

Drawing, 1973, image size 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed