Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet
1731-1797, French

Edme Bouchardon
1731-1797, French

Engraving after Drouais. 1776. Randall 4545. Image size 13 15/16 x 9 1/2 in, sheet 14 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.

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

Basket With Various Flowers
1877-1945, Japanese

Woodblock, image size 14 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches (oban), 1932, Hotei S43.1, Watanabe (W36-0.49), artist seal l.r.

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.