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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

Ete de La Saint-Martin, La Noce Qui Passe
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches, 1908, ed 50, cat: Saunier- 359, pencil signed and editioned, 17/50.

Drawing

Maple in Winter
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil sketch by Dexter Dawes measures 8 7/8 x 6 inches on lightweight drawing paper.