WILLIAM ST. JOHN HARPER Collection of approximately 20 pen and ink, pencil and chalk drawings, watercolors and oil studies.
Each circa 1890-1900. Includes three titled pen and ink studies of eastern Long Island; Panoramic View of Montauk, circa 1900, signed and inscribed "View Looking West from Rocky Ridge where hospitals are located/Fort Pond, Montauk/Fort Pond Bay/Montauk Station" in ink, recto * The Shores of Three-Mile Harbor, looking toward Gardiner's Bay, 1900, signed, titled, annotated and dated in ink, recto * Long Island View, Railroad Track to Montauk; two black and white chalk drawings of Long Island coastal views; pen and ink drawing of The Lighthouse and Cliffs, South Side, Block Island, Rhode Island, titled in ink, lower left recto; as well as additional pencil studies of landscapes and interiors and watercolor and oil studies of women and landscapes. Various sizes and conditions.
Also included with this collection is St. John Harper's (1851-1910) Art Students League, New York, membership card for 1888-89, pasted on the rear flyleaf of Years of Art, The Story of the Art Students League of New York, 1940.