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

Mount Monadnock
1877-1963, American

A lovely view of Mount Monadnock by the American Impressionist, Everett Longley Warner. Sight size is 11 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches and is signed on the l.r., c. 1940. Warner was a successful painter and printmaker. While studying at the Arts Student League with George Bridgmen his work was included in many art competitions including at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the National Academy of Design. He was a founding member of the Old Lyme Art Colony in Connecticut along with Childe Hassam and Abbott Thayer. Framed, with artist provenance on the backing.

Print

Alone
19th c., German/American

Etching after Percy Moran, image size 17 1/2 x 32 3/4 inches, 1885, inscribed "Gazing with a timid glance / on the waters broad expanse."

Drawing

A Young Man
1940-, American

Crayon and watercolor on paper, 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches, signed "K. Bokov", l.l.