Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.


Ice Skaters
1875-1943, German

Etching, image size: 8 x 10 1/2 inches, pencil signed lower right


Landscape at Twilight
1864-1929, American

pastel, sight size 9 X 12 1/4 inches, c. 1910, unsigned, attributed to AC Goodwin. Spring twilight landscape. (M)