Barrymore Collection

Lionel Barrymore was the elder brother of Ethel and John Barrymore, the uncle of John Drew Barrymore, and the great-uncle of Drew Barrymore, all of the famous American acting family. In addition to acting, Lionel Barrymore composed music, created paintings, and made etchings. The Barrymore Collection consists of 16 copies of Barrymore etchings:

  1. Courtyard, Venice
  2. Dry Dock
  3. Harbor Shelter
  4. Home Port
  5. Little Boatyard, Venice (2 copies)
  6. Nantucket
  7. Old Boat Works
  8. Old Red Bank
  9. Point Mugu
  10. Purdy’s Basin
  11. Quiet Waters
  12. Rocky Point
  13. San Pedro
  14. Shoreside Farm
  15. Water Front

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