William Joseph Schaldach
1896-1982, American

Upland Gunning
1896-1982, American

Printed in 1946. Pencil signed. Inscription on the left reads "with warmest regards, Christmas 1946"; on the right, "special edition, Upland Gunning." From his book "Upland Gunning: Collected Etchings and Watercolors of Sport in the Field and Allied Subjects." 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches on 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 wove-type paper.


Promising Puppy
1896-1982, American

This etching by the American artist Joseph Schaldach measures 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. 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 where he learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.


Barnhart's Pool, Beaverkill, New York
1896-1982, American

This is a great image of a lone angler fishing in a quiet river pool in rural New York state. Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 50, pencil signed, titled in the lower margin. A richly inked impression on a medium weight wove type paper with ample margins. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints.


Black Bass Breaking
1896-1982, American

A very fine etching with aquatint by American sporting artist William Joseph Schaldach, image size 5 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, published in 1937 in an edition of 50, pencil signed and titled. 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 where he learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.


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.


Chores - Lyons Plain, Connecticut
1896-1982, American

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

Painting

Summer Harvest in the Hague
1866-1949, Dutch

A lovely scene of the Dutch countryside during summer harvest by Berend Adrianus Bongers. The painting size is 14 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches and is housed in a period frame measuring 25 1/2 x 39 inches. Signed by the artist on the lower right with a date of "1906" found on the back of the frame. Bongers was a "Delft" master and painted in the manner of the "Hague School" where views of domestic life and its daily activities were often painted. Educated at the Academy of Art in The Hague, he painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes and still lifes.

Print

Sutter's Mill
1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 prints from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 7 x 4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. The "Gold Rush" series were images portraying gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker, studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.

Drawing

House on a Hill
1916-, American

Watercolor on paper, 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches, titled, signed and dated in pen on reverse, inscribed Westchester County N.Y., Nov 30, '33