PENCIL ETCHINGS
BY JAS F. MURRAY

 

JAMES FRANCIS MURRAY
1899-1990
Jas F Murray was born on September 28th, 1889 in the town
of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
In 1920 he worked for the
"LAWRENCE TELEGRAM"
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 following are prints made from the original works of
James Francis Murray
 

ITEM # FCPPE-1
"THE MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE"

A beautiful pencil etching print depicting the

MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE
Fully framed under glass in a
wooden blue painted frame
17 1/4" L x 13 3/4"H
Signed in the lower left hand corner
Jas F. Murray C. 1960
99.00

ITEM # FCPPE-2
THE OLD WATER MILL @

MELVILLE MEMORIAL PARK

SETAUKET, L.I.
 


A beautiful pencil etching
depicting a the

OLD WATER MILL
SETAUKET, L.I., NEW YORK
Fully framed and matted under glass in a wooden
blue painted frame

Signed Jas F. Murray C. 1960
The frame is
17 1/4" L x 13 3/4" h
99.00

ITEM # FCPPE-3
RESERVED

ITEM FCPPE-4
"FANEUIL HALL, BOSTON, MA"
 

Framed in a beautiful polished aluminum frame, matted under glass.
17 3/4" L x 13 1/4" H
The art is
12" L x 8" W
Signed
JAS F MURRAY
Circa
 Mid 20th Century
99.00

ITEM FCPPE-5
"THE U.S.S CONSTITUTION IN BOSTON HARBOR"

A truly beautiful work of art, framed in a polished aluminum frame, matted under glass.
17 1/4" L x 13 1/4" H
The art is
12" L x 8" W
Circa Mid 20th Century
99.00

ITEM # FCPPE-6
"FAMOUS MANSIONS OF NEWPORT , RHODE ISLAND"


THE BREAKERS, GATEWAY TO THE BREAKERS, MARBLE HOUSE, KINGSCOTE, ROSECLIFF

All  framed in gold painted wooden frames, matted under glass.
8 3/4" L x 6 3/4" H

Published by

LITH O SKETCH' GLOUCESTER, MA

Sold as a set of five only
The art is
5"L x 3" H
99.00 for the set of 5

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