Morton Garchik
1929-2009, American

Heavenly Music
1929-2009, American

Linocut in brown ink. Print 246 in an edition of 250. Pencil signed in the lower right. Printed by the artist.

Painting

The Summer Pasture
1824-1884, French

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene by French artist Auguste Bonheur, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches, c. 1860, signed, in an ornate period frame. Auguste Bonheur was born into the Bonheur family of animal painters; his father, Raymond Bonheur was an art teacher as well as artist and taught painting to both Auguste and his older sister, the renowned animal painter Rosa Bonheur. The Bonheurs kept a small barnyard with sheep, chickens, and a cow, which they would often portray in their paintings.

Print

Circus Act
1893-1949, Russian-American

Etching, sight size 5 x 6 inches, unsigned, framed. (M)

Drawing

Dust Storm
$1250.00
1896-1970, American

C. 1941. An early study for the well-known lithograph of the same name. The lithograph was an advertisement for Purlator Oil Filters in the 1941 Saturday Evening Post. Charcoal and ink on paper. Signed "Rob" in the lower right. Image size 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches on 12 x 12 inch medium weight wove type paper. An incredibly sharp drawing with dramatic chiaroscuro.