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Three (3) Frank Crawford (Francis) Penfold (New York/France, 1849-1921) impressionistic watercolor paintings, including one (1) depicting a sailboat sailing across tumultous waters beneath a stormy sky, signed and dated "Frank C. Penfild 1921," lower left; one (1) watercolor and graphite work depicting a man and a woman standing before a windmill, additional buildings visible in the background, signed and dated "Frank C. Penfold 1913," lower right; and one (1) depicting a group of seagulls flying across a still ocean, signed "F. C. Penfold," lower left. All with gilt placards reading "Frank Crawford Penfold/American Impressionist" affixed lower center of frames. All housed and matted under glass in giltwood frames. Sights ranging in size from 5 3/4" H x 8 1/8" W to 12" H x 15 3/4" W. Frames ranging in size from 14 1/2" H x 16 1/2" W to 21 3/4" H x 25 1/4" W. Biography: "Expatriate painter, Frank Penfold was the son of William Penfold, a portrait painter in Lockport and Buffalo, New York. Frank trained with his father in portraiture and later at the Academie Julian in Paris (1884). Frank Penfold was in France by 1879 and later had a home in Pont Aven, Brittany. He occasionally returned to Buffalo and in 1891, taught a class at the School of Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. He also helped in organizing the Municipal Art League in 1901." (source: Peter Hastings Falk, editor, "Who Was Who in American Art."). The estate of J. Fred Pilkerton, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: All items in overall good condition. Not examined outside of frames. Smallest frame with areas of loss, largest 1/4", to gilt.