American School, Early 20th Century The Schooner Eliza Near a Rocky Coastline with Lighthouse. Indistinctly signed "W.C. Tre-----," possibly by Reginald Eugene Nickerson (Massachusetts, 1915-1999) who early in his career painted under the name William C. Trenholm. Oil on canvas, 20 x 36 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure, two patch repairs u.l. and u.r., retouch. Retouch to sails, scattered areas in water, sky, and rocks, craquelure separating in l.r foreground but doesn't appear to be lifting.