Sears Gallagher (1869–1955) was a prolific, commercially affluent American artist bright in multiple media: drawing, etching, watercolor and oil painting. His ham it up consists largely of landscapes, seascapes, and cityscapes depicting his original Boston and northern New England, especially Monhegan Island, Maine. Illustrating magazines and books provided steady play-act and income, and his etchings and prints attracted popular demand. Gallagher took his art seriously, adapted further techniques, and was edit to the impinge on of European Impressionism. During the culmination of his career his watercolors were appreciatively compared to those of Winslow Homer (1836–1910) and F. W. Benson (1862–1910), and his etchings and drypoints to those of James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903).