John Edward Costigan
1888-1972, American

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

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

Union Bank
1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 prints from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 7 x 4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. The "Gold Rush" series were images portraying gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker, studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.

Drawing

Walk in the Park
1907-1998, American

Pencil, image size 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches, 1935, pencil signed within the image, red collectors seal l.l.