“Cleaning Fish” by Lemuel Eldred

“Cleaning Fish” by Lemuel EldredCleaning Fish by Lemuel Eldred – $2800

Oil on Board, 11 ½” x 13 ½” sight.
Lemuel Eldred (1848-1921).

Marine painter and etcher Lemuel D. Eldred was born and raised in Fairhaven,  Massachusetts near New Bedford’s whaling community. He studied for a short time at the Academie Julian in Paris (1880) and traveled throughout Europe (1883) but he claimed he was self-taught. He exhibited in Boston and at the National  Academy in 1876. His work is represented in the Peabody Museum of Salem, MA., the Old Dartmouth Historical Society and the Kendall Whaling Museum.

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“Fisherman Huts, Nantucket” by George H. McCord

“Fisherman Huts, Nantucket” by George H. McCordFisherman Huts, Nantucket by George H. McCord – $28,000

Looking northeast at Commercial Wharf.

George H. McCord (1848-1913).
Oil on Canvas, 18″ x 29″ sight.

Known for atmospheric marine and landscape paintings in oil, pastel, and watercolor and for black and white  drawings, George McCord was born in New York City and remained primarily a resident in Brooklyn although he  traveled widely through the New England coast. There are six known Nantucket paintings by McCord. He was part of the second generation of Hudson River School painters and a member of the National Art Academy.

 

 

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Nantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert Trotter

Nantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert TrotterNantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert Trotter– $3500

Robert Trotter
Oil on Board, 5” x 7”, sight. , c. 1990’s.

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Washington Street by Julian Yates

Washington Street by Julian YatesWashington Street by Julian Yates  – $6500

Washington Street
Oil on Canvas, 15 1/2″ x 21 1/4″, sight.
Julian Yates (1872-1953).

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The SS Ponce at Sea by Antonio Jacobsen

The SS Ponce at Sea by Antonio JacobsenThe SS Ponce at Sea by Antonio Jacobsen – $25,000

Oil on Board, 19 ½” x 35″ sight.
Signed and dated and inscribed ‘Antonio Jacobsen 1912’
Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921).

 

The single-screw steamer Ponce was built for the New York & Porto Rico Steamship company by Harlan & Hollingsworth at Wilmington, Delaware, in 1899. Registered at 3,506 tons, she measured 317 feet in length with a 42’ beam, and could make 12 knots at full steam. With accommodation for 70 First and 30 Second Class passengers, she sailed the New York to the West Indies route for many years until reportedly sold to Chinese owners in 1956, after which she was renamed.
Despite her exceptionally long service life, by far the most interesting episode in Ponce’s otherwise mundane career actually took place in September 1899, whilst the ship was running her trials off the eastern seaboard of the United States. These trials coincided with that year’s America’s Cup races and the Italian wireless pioneer Signor Marconi, who had agreed to report the races for the New York Herald newspaper, chose Ponce as his floating headquarters. Thus it was that the first ever ship-to-shore wireless telegraph message within the United States was transmitted from Ponce on 29th September 1899 whilst the ship was in New York harbor participating in the naval parade to welcome Admiral Dewey home from his victorious campaign in the Philippines. This was reported in the next day’s newspaper and the America’s Cup race reports followed immediately afterward.

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Lobstermen by Stephan Chizmark

Lobstermen by Stephan ChizmarkLobstermen by Stephan Chizmark – $12,000

Oil on Canvas 24″ x 30″.
Stephan Chizmark (1898-1972).

Born in Chertiz, Austria-Humgary, Stephan Chizmark studied at the Detroit School of Fine Arts with John Wicker and settled in Detroit. He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and The Art Institute of Chicago.

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Fishing Boats “Old South Wharf” by Charles Gordon Harris

Fishing Boats “Old South Wharf” by Charles Gordon Harris – $4800

Oil on Canvas.
Signed, Charles Gordon Harris (1891-1963).

24 1/2″ x 29 1/2″.

Signed and inscribed on back “Fishing Boats Old South Wharf” and Dated 1947.


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The Town Clock by George Lear

The Town Clock by George LearThe Town Clock by George Lear – $3500

Oil on Canvas 19” x 18”, sight.
George Lear (1879-1956).

Scene of the iconic Nantucket clock as seen from Stone Alley.

Signed lower right and date 1945.

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Baltimore Harbor Activity by Bennard Perlman

Baltimore Harbor ActivityBaltimore Harbor Activity by Bennard Perlman by Bennard Perlman- $3500

Oil on Masonite, 19 ½” x 23 ½”.
Signed and Dated, Bennard Perlman, 1953.

This was one of 110 works accepted for the nationwide traveling American-Jewish Tercentenary Exhibition, celebrating the 300th anniversary of Jewish settlement in America.


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Chrysanthemums in a Vase by Elizabeth Coffin

Chrysanthemums in a Vase by Elizabeth CoffinChrysanthemums in a Vase by Elizabeth Coffin – $40,000

Oil on Canvas, 30” x 25” Sight.
Signed and dated, Elizabeth Coffin 1888.
Elizabeth Rebecca Coffin (1850-1930).

Elizabeth Rebecca Coffin was born of Nantucket Quaker parentage in Brooklyn, New York. She studied at Vassar College, The Hague Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Students League in New York, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, in addition to traveling extensively in Europe and California. She was a pupil of Thomas Eakins.

Beginning in the 1880s, Coffin began to summer regularly on Nantucket, painting brilliant genre scenes and portraits that capture the quaint and fading way of life of post-whaling Nantucket. After moving to Nantucket permanently in 1900, her artistic output declined, and she began to devote her energies to reviving instruction in handicrafts at the Coffin School.

An eighth-generation descendant of original Nantucket settlers Tristram and Dionis Coffin, the artist returned to the island of her ancestors, leaving a legacy of outstanding paintings and devoted public service.

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