William Joseph Schaldach
1896-1982, American

Fighting Mad - Black Bass
1896-1982, American

This 1936, artist's proof, limited edition etching by W.J. Schaldach measures 5 3/4 x 5 inches. It is plate signed and pencil signed in the lower right corner. A publishers label with artist's provenance is included with this image. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints. Moving from his home state of Indiana to NYC, he sold fishing tackle during the day and attended the Art Students League during the evening. He learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.


Dance of the Mayflies- Rainbow Trout
1896-1982, American

In this finely detailed sporting etching by William Schaldach, a trout leaps out of the water after a swarm of mayflies. The image size is 6 1/4 x 5 inches, it was created c. 1930 and is pencil signed. This etching is framed and comes with the original label from Harlow, McDonald & Co, New York. Schaldach grew up in the midwest and was an avid sportsman and angler.


Chores - Lyons Plain, Connecticut
1896-1982, American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, titled and signed in pencil

Painting

Hog Island, Maine
1881-1942, American

Oil on canvas, sight size 17 x 12 inches, 1918,unsigned, attributed to Joseph Elliot Enneking, an American Impressionist painter known for his New England landscapes. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas and on the back but no clear signature. Period Gilt Frame

Print

Anne Hathaway Cottage
19th century, European

Etching, pub. June 15, 1896, by Dreighton, Trafalgar Square, image size 3 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches

Drawing

Shaded View
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 8 3/8 x 11 inches, done on a gray, medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH, with its majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.