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Seven sketches showing different parts of a fishing trip to the Hillcrest Lodge in Sebago Lake, Maine. Most are on lined paper and they include fishing,hunting,chores,etc. An envelope accompanies the lot which states in period handwriting Pictures by Sears Gallagher,1917 Sears Gallagher was a Boston painter who is counted in the pantheon of the first generation of the Boston School that included Edmund C. Tarbell, William M. Paxton, Joseph R. DeCamp, Frank Benson, Philip L. Hale, and Herman Dudley Murphy. As the popularity of Gallagher's etchings also grew, he was asked to join the staff of Boston University, where he became a popular printmaking instructor. By 1920, Boston's venerable dealer in rare books and prints - Goodspeed's - published a biography with a checklist of his etchings. The same year, Doll & Richards also showed Gallagher's etchings. In 1929, one of Gallagher's etchings, a Monhegan scene entitled, Early Morning," won the Silver Medal at the 10th International Exhibition of the Print Makers Society of California. Gallagher was the only American to win a prize that year."Signature: Unsigned. Medium: Pen & Ink. Framing: Unframed. Artist: Sears Gallagher. Size: Range : 7 x 5" to 10" x 8".

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Sears Gallagher (American, 1869-1955)

Estimate $200 - $400Mar 26, 2017
2470 Boston Post Road
Unit A6
Guilford, CT 06437
United States
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