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Painting

"Rhinefalls, Zurich"
1866-1937, Italian

Gouache, attributed to Giovanni Giani, circa 1890, image size 12 5/8 x 19 inches in period frame.

Print

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.

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.