Karl Mattern
1892-1969, American

Native American Study
1892-1969, American

Lithograph, image size 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 1942, pencil signed l.r. "Karl Mattern '42".

Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

At the Well
1831-1858, English

Etching, 1876, image size 5 3/4 x 9 15/16 inches, plate signed

Drawing

Christmas Card 1933
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and watercolor drawing, 1933, image size 7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches.