Warren W. Sheppard (American, New Jersey, 1858-1937) oil on canvas depicting a seashore with breaking waves at sunset. Signed lower left, "Warren Sheppard". Housed in a gilt wooden frame. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 25 3/4" H x 36" W. Biography (Courtesy of Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art): A marine painter, Warren Sheppard was a designer and navigator of racing yachts and sailed widely along the New England coast. He won the famous New York-to-Bermuda race and published an authoritative book titled "Practical Navigation." He was also known for his canal scenes of Venice. He took art lessons from marine painter Maurice De Haas and exhibited at the Brooklyn Art Museum. Condition: Overall light craquelure. Small abrasion (approx. 2") lower right.Scattered flaking/losses to canvas. Abrasions and losses to gilt frame. See blacklight photo.
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