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Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, 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

Head Study No. 2
1891-1965, American

Etching, image size: 6 5/8 x 5 7/8 inches, 1935, edition of 100, cat. S-206, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

Strand End - Topshum
1898-, British

Pencil Drawing, image size 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, pencil signed and titled.