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Past/Present: Sailing

Today we have a new P/P post, featuring two sailing prints. With summer just around the corner, we thought we would shift our focus to open waters and sunny skies. The older print is a chromolithograph by L. Prang & Co, a publication company based out of Boston, entitled Flying Defender. This print was based off a painting by American marine painter James G. Tyler. It is an open-ocean racing scene, complete with a group of spectators on steamboats in the background. Our contemporary print is by Grace Bently-Scheck , and depicts a more serene boating excursion.

Image on Left: Flying Defender by James G. Tyler. Published by L. Prang & Co., Boston. Chromolithograph, 1895.

Image on Right: Endless Summer. [Newport, Rhode Island Bridge].  By Grace Bently-Scheck. Collagraph, 2009. Ed. 100.



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