Fishing Fleet in the Harbor
This pencil etching print measures 8"w x 6"t a beautiful work by the artist,
JAMES FRANCIS MURRAY
Jas F Murray was born on September 28th, 1889 in the town
of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
In 1920 he worked for the
a Boston newspaper, to earn his tuition for the
Massachusetts School of Art.
In 1938 he joined the Boston Post Newspaper where he stayed in
their employ till 1956.
After that he then took a position at the
"RECORD AMERICAN NEWSPAPER"
where for many years, his paintings of various
New England Scenes graced the front covers of the
"PICTORIAL LIVING SUNDAY INSERT"
His works were of those depicting the areas of
BOSTON, MAINE, CONNECTICUT, CAPE COD, NANTUCKET , AND
NEW ENGLAND'S BUILDINGS OF HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE.
including historic homes, villages by the sea, covered bridges, & lighthouses.
He had a great love of the sea and many works were of a seafaring nature.
In 1973 he retired from his newspaper career to devote his remaining time
to his great love, capturing the beauty he saw before him in his artwork.
He died on September 7th, 1990 in Tewksbury, Ma.
The print is priced $19.