Alfred Perkins (American, Late 19th Century) Mooncussers Signed "Alfred Perkins" l. l. Oil on canvas, 18 x 32 in. (45.8 x 81.3 cm), framed in a liner. Condition: Minor surface grime, unobtrusive slit in canvas at l.l. corner. N.B. Alfred Perkins was a marine artist active in Massachusetts and known for seaside paintings including views of Singing Beach in Manchester-by-the-Sea and Cohasset Cove. Mooncussers was acquired by chemical broker William H. Campbell, President of C.F. Garrigues Co., New York, c. 1915. The painting hung in the stair hall of Campbell's home "Hillcrest" in Watchung, New Jersey, in the early 20th century. The painting was titled Mooncussers by family tradition.