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Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, 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

Co-operative Farm
1890–1985, American

This 1948 wood engraving by the American artist Grace Albee measures 6 5/8 x 8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Albee studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and was known for her scenes of rural life. Her works are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery and the Boston Public Library. Label with artist provenance included.

Drawing

Landscape Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Dexter Dawes drawing of Mt. Monadnock with trees in the foreground. Also, start of sketch on reverse.