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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

Annisquam
1846-1938, American

This rare, 1881, pencil signed etching by Stephen Parrish measures 6 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches and is plate signed, titled and numbered. It is #54 in the Schneider catalogue. In the 1880's, Parrish was one of the leading etchers in America known for his depictions of the rugged New England coastline and the working-class people who lived in it.

Drawing

Tulips and Fruit Stllife
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 X 12 inches, pencil signed