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William Joseph Schaldach
1896-1982, American

Fighting Mad - Black Bass
1896-1982, American
Fighting Mad - Black Bass

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
Dance of the Mayflies- Rainbow Trout

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
Chores - Lyons Plain, Connecticut

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

Painting

Lake in the Mountains
1813-1891, American
Lake in the Mountains

Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches, c. 1875, signed "SL Gerry," l.l, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Samuel Gerry was a self-taught artist known for his majestic mountain landscapes, especially of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Although he didn't have much formal training, he was greatly influenced by the work of Thomas Cole and A. B Durand, as well as some artists of the European schools. In the 1840s, Gerry was considered the leader of the White Mountain School of landscape painters.

Print

Red Jacket
1868-1940
Red Jacket

etching, 1921, pencil signed, 7x9 3/4,

Drawing

Ferris Wheel
Ferris Wheel

Watercolor on paper, image size 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, signed Morlaty or Mobaty?