Three (3) Harry Hutchinson Shaw (Florida/Louisiana/Ohio/Mexico, 1897-1989) abstract maritime paintings, plus Quest book, 4 items total. 1st item: Oil on canvas painting titled "Caribbean Sunset", depicting a moored fishing boat with shades of red, orange, and yellow from the setting sun reflected on the water, two small islands and mountains, background. Signed "Shaw" lower right. Signed and titled on stretcher, en verso. Housed in a decorative wooden frame with gilt wood rabbet edge. Sight – 10 3/8" H x 13 1/2" W. Framed – 16" H x 18 7/8" W. 2nd item: Oil on canvas painting titled "Sail on the Bay" depicting several sailboats navigating through calm waters, the sun breaking through dark storm clouds, background. Signed "Shaw" lower right. Signed and titled on stretcher, en verso. Unframed. 12" H x 16" W. 3rd item: Watercolor on paper wharf scene depicting fisherman in boat in forefront and white clapboard buildings background. Signed lower right "H. H. Shaw". Unframed. 14 1/8" H x 17" W. 4th item: Quest Limited Edition Prints by Harry Hutchinson Shaw, 1934. Published by H. H. Shaw, Akron. Quarto, 21 pages, frontispiece and 21 black and white prints with tissue paper guards, hardbound in one quarter black cloth with orange cloth and black lettering to cover, ink inscription from previous owner, to printed label after title page. 14 1/8" H x 11 1/8" W x 5/8" D. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall excellent condition. Areas of loss, largest 3/4", corners of frame. 2nd item: Areas of rubbing, paint loss to edges of canvas. 3rd item: Old tape fixed to perimeter sides and lower margins, some upper left margin. Small bend/loss upper left side margin. 4th item: Covers with wear, areas of loss to cloth, corners bumped. Pages with toning, foxing spots, ink inscription from previous owner, to printed label after title page.
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