Asa Cheffetz
1896-1965, American

In Retrospect
1896-1965, American

This is a very fine original wood engraving by New England artist Asa Cheffetz. The image size of this print is 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, it was published in 1930, and is number 27 in the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts catalog. It is pencil signed "Asa Cheffetz, imp" lower right, the "imp" indicating that Cheffetz printed this image himself. Framed. Asa Cheffetz was known for his wood engravings of rural scenes, many of them set in the Vermont countryside. In this quiet scene, Cheffetz uses extremely delicate lines to create rich textures and remarkable tonal range.(M)


Daybreak
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 5 x 7 inches, c. 1933, pencil signed l.r. "Asa Cheffetz - imp." and titled l.l. "Daybreak", Springfield - 45.


Bridge over Mad River (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Engraving, image size 5 3/16 x 7 7/16 inches, 1946, edition of 250, pub. in 1948 by Associated American Artists; signed Asa Cheffetz" in pencil l.r., accompanied by an original label from AAA.


Border Country (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 4 3/8 x 9 inches, c. 1944, cat. Springfield-67, pencil signed, accompanied by original AAA label


Rural Schoolhouse (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 5 3/4 x 9 inches, c. 1946, cat. Springfield-79, pencil signed, accompanied by original AAA label


Summertide (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 4 3/4 x 9 inches, c. 1946, cat. Springfield-80, pencil signed, accompanied by original AAA label


Farm Buildings
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 4 5/8 x 9 inches, c. 1945, cat. Springfield-76, pencil signed, accompanied by original AAA label. The gallery has more than one impression of this print.


Summer Sabbath (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, cat. Museum of Fine Art, Springfield-77, 1946, published by Associated American Artists, pencil signed lower right. The gallery has more than one impression of this print. This view of a Vermont farm nestled among rolling hills is in many ways representative of Cheffetz's art, which often involves idyllic scenes executed with a high level of detail. Purchase Prize Winner, First Annual National Fine Print Competition.


Barns
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 4 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, 1934, Springfield Museum 46. Signed, titled and dedicated in pencil "For Mr. and Mrs. Guy Littell, with best wishes."


Profile of a Man
1896-1965, American

Wood Engraving, image size 5 x 3 inches, unsigned early proof not found in the catalogue of the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.


Farm Buildings
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size: 8 5/8 x 9 inches, c. 1945, cat. Springfield-76, initialed on block lower left, identified on reverse, Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.


Summer Sabbath (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1946, cat. Springfield-77, initialed on block lower center, identified on reverse. Purchase Prize Winner First Annual National Fine Print Competition. Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.


Distant Haze (Essex Co., N.Y.)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size:4 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches, c. 1941, cat. Springfield-60, initialed on block lower left, identified on reverse, Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.


Border Country (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 4 3/8 x 9 inches, c. 1944, cat. Springfield-67, initialed on block lower center, identified on reverse. Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.


Rural Schoolhouse (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 5 3/4 x 9 inches, c. 1946, cat. Springfield-79, initialed on block lower right, identified on reverse. Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.


Down Montgomery Way (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image sizeL 4 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches, 1940, cat. Springfield-57, initialed on block lower left, identified on reverse, provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.

Painting

Mountain Shadows
1897-1970, American

A beautiful mountain scene by Arthur Herrick measures 16 x 24 inches, oil on board. The artist's estate stamp in on the backing. Herrick lived in Westmoreland, NH and painted many of the surrounding landscapes. Arthur Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. Many of his scenes are of Rockport, Gloucester and the North Shore of Boston as well as the snow covered mountains of New Hampshire.

Print

Shortening Sail
1866-1956

etching,8X9 3/4",pencil signed

Drawing

Calais

Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left