John Edward Costigan
1888-1972, American

Barnyard
1888-1972, American

Lithograph created and printed in 1931. Image is 12 3/8 x 14 1/8 inches.
Signed and editioned in pencil 4/25. Ten prints of this work were specially produced for the Federal (WPA) Arts Project of the 1930s.


Mother and Child #4
1888-1972, American

Original pencil signed and titled etching, image size is 13 6/8 X 8 3/8 inches.


Child with Doll
1888-1972, American

Original pencil signed and titled etching. Image size is 13 and 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches. Created and printed in 1952, the image is of the artist's granddaughter holding her doll.


Susy with her Doll
1888-1972, American

Original pencil signed and titled etching, image size is 13 7/8 X 8 7/8 inches. Created and printed in 1952, the image is of the artists grand daughter holding her doll.


Fishermen Three
1888-1972, American

This 1938 etching by the American artist John Costigan measures 9 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled. This image is illustrated in Thomas Cravens, "A Treasury of American Prints", plate # 26. Costigan was known for his evocative images of hardworking farmers and their families, often set against the backdrop of the fields and landscapes of their daily lives. Costigan chose the common man as subject matter in many of his works. In this image his three children fish in a stream that ran through their upstate New York property. AAA label included with artist provenance.


Group of Figures
1888-1972, American

This is a very richly inked original etching by American artist John Costigan. The image size is 8 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches, published in 1937 by the Associated American Artists, cat: Costigan-60, pencil signed and titled, tastefully framed. Costigan was known for his evocative images of hardworking farmers and their families, often set against the backdrop of the fields and landscapes of their daily lives.


Workers of the Soil
1888-1972, American

This is an evocative original etching of a family of farmers by John Edward Costigan. The image size is 8 1/4 x 12 7/8 inches, c. 1930s, published by the AAA with the original label, pencil signed and titled.


Going Home
1888-1972, American

Signed original etching by John Costigan measures 9 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled. AAA label included.


Jackie
1888-1972, American

Etching and drypoint, image size 10 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, published by Associated American Artists in 1939, edition of 250, on wove paper, pencil signed and titled, publishers label with provenance. This image is illustrated in Thomas Cravens, "A Treasury of American Prints". Costigan chose the common man as subject matter in many of his works. His young son Jackie is portrayed in this personal and heartwarming image, perhaps tired after a long day of haying.


Profile of Susy
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 11 13/16", pencil signed, N.A.


Mother and Child
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 17 x 13 7/8 inches, 1957, ed. of 25, pencil signed and numbered. The gallery has two impressions of this print, 6/25 and 16/25.


Rosella and Danny
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, pencil signed


Fall Plowing
1888-1972, American

Etching, 1949, image size 81/4 x 12 3/4 inches, AAA edition of 250, signed and titled in pencil

Painting

At the Well, Brittany
1831-1915, American

This is a very fine original painting by American artist Enoch Wood Perry Jr. Oil on board, 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 1894, signed and dated in the lower right corner, titled on the back, in a beautiful Eastlake period frame. Born in Boston, Perry grew up in New Orleans and as a young man studied art in Germany and in France with Thomas Couture. In 1854 Perry returned to the United States and traveled West where he painted for several years with Albert Bierstandt.

Print

Almanach de L'Art
1853-1914, French

Etching, image size 10 x 12 3/4 inches, pub. 1883, plate signed "Daniel Mordant del. & sc." l.l. A list of artist birthdays, one for each day of the year, is listed on this French frontispiece for the 1883 Almanach de L'Art.

Drawing

Debussy's Clouds
1924-, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches, 1950, signed and titled in pencil, l.r. This is a study for the painting, "Debussy's Clouds," which was featured on the program for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in December 1950.