Norman Wilkinson
1878-1971, British

The Mayflower
1878-1971, British

Etching by the British artist, Norman Wilkinson, measuring 12 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed. Wilkinson, who usually worked in oils, watercolors and drypoint was primarily a marine painter, starting his artistic career on and around the ocean, schooling at the Southsea School of Art, traveling extensively throughout Europe and studying seascape painting with Louis Grier. He was a wartime camoufleur, credited with the invention of "Dazzel Painting", a type of camouflage that protected merchant ships during World War I.

Painting

Seaside Cottages

Framed oil painting canvas board, indistinctly signed in the lower left corner. Painting measures 11 x 14 inches.

Print

A Sea Officer
1746-1800, British

Engraving after William Hogarth, image size 13 x 11 in, plate size 15 1/8 x 11 in. Published by J. Nichols & Co., Red Lion Passage.

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.