Minna Citron
1896-1991, American

The Concert
1896-1991, American

An energetic original lithograph by American artist Minna Citron, this image measures 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, published in 1933 in a very small edition of 20 impressions, pencil signed, dated and numbered. Minna Citron studied at the School of Applied Design for Women and the Art Students League in New York, and in the 1930s worked for the Federal Arts Project as an art teacher and muralist. She became known as a social realist, with many of her images depicting everyday life in New York City.

Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, 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

Summer Shadows
1900-1988, Italian-American

Etching, image size 5 7/8 x 12 inches, 1946, published by AAA, edition 250, pencil signed. The gallery has more than one impression of this print.

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.