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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

Breton Alleyway
1896-1984, American

This etching by Joseph Margulies measures 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches. It is printed on a medium wove paper, pencil signed by the artist on the lower right margin and has an AAA galleries card. Margulies was a student of Joseph Pennell and went on to study at the National Academy of Design and the Arts Student League of New York. He studied abroad in Paris and Vienna. His etchings are in many collections including the Metropolitan Museum, the Brooklyn Museum and the Smithsonian.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing with two images, image sizes 4 3/8 x 5 and 5 x 6 1/8 inches.