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Mildred Rackley
1906-1992, American

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

Le Bassin Neuf a La Rochelle
1861-1932, French

This finely done scene of a boat bassin in France's seaport city of La Rochelle measures 7 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Created in 1904, it is plate signed and titled and also pencil signed, titled and numbered. The paper is a heavy weight Arches with the publishers seal on the lower right corner, margins are wide with the total sheet size measuring 12 x 17 1/8 inches. Leheutre studied to be a painter but after seeing an exhibit of Whistler etchings exhibited in 1892 by Georges Petit, he switched from painting to printmaking concentrating primarily on landscapes or city scenes.

Drawing

The Old Homestead
1833-1909, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed lower right