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

Autumn Landscape
1842-1937, American

Oil on academy board, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, attributed to Albert B. Insley, obscure signature in l.r., c. 1890. Period gilt frame. Lovely fall wooded scene with views of distant hills.

Print

Philippe de Lamet
1684 - 1756, French

Engraving after Merelle. Randall 13952. Image size 16 1/4 x 12 5/8 in, sheet 16 5/8 x 12 3/4 in.

Drawing

Landscape Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Dexter Dawes drawing of Mt. Monadnock with trees in the foreground. Also, start of sketch on reverse.