Low Tide, Provincetown
1903-1992, American

Black and white photograph, image size 9 7/8 x 13 inches, hand signed in ink. Called the "Ansel Adams of Cape Cod," Gregory was born in Brooklyn, NY and studied at the Art Students League with John Sloan. In the early 1930s he moved to Provincetown, MA and started his photography business, becoming well-known for his Cape Cod landscapes and portraits of the local people. In 1936 he was named one of the 73 most noteworthy graphic artists in the country and in 1948 he had a solo show of his work at the Smithsonian Museum.

Painting

Walden
1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".

Print

Before The Election
1823 - 1903, American

etching, 1887, 18x14, pencil signed

Drawing

The Old Homestead
1833-1909, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed lower right, framed. (M)