A charming print depicting a scene at the Nantucket wharf during the whaling era. Dated July 7 32. Hand colored. 11 1/2 in. x 16 1/4 in., sight. Edgar Whitfield Jenney retired as an architect and moved to Nantucket to paint and teach painting. He was energetic in preserving Nantucket historic houses. After he died in 1939 the Metropolitan Museum honored him with a show of 45 of his works. See: Robert diCurcio, Art on Nantucket for a discussion of this artist.
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