Harry Shokler
1896-1978, American

Weston, Vt.
1896-1978, American

This Weston, Vt. scene by Harry Scokler measures 10 3/4 x 15 inches. Signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil on the lower margin. Artist provenance on label on backing. Harry Shokler was born in Ohio and studied at the Cincinnatti Art Academy and the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. Known as a Regionalist painter and printmaker, Shokler was one of the pioneers of the serigraph or silkscreen process of printmaking and in 1946 wrote one of the foremost books on the process, the "Artist's Manual for Silkscreen Printmaking".


Chapel of the Snows
1896-1978, American

A beautiful sunlit scene from Harry Shokler measures 11 3/4 x 16 inches. This silkscreen with colors created in 1969, it is signed and dated on the l.l. Harry Shokler was born in Ohio and studied at the Cincinnatti Art Academy and the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. Known as a Regionalist painter and printmaker, Shokler was one of the pioneers of the serigraph or silkscreen process of printmaking and in 1946 wrote one of the foremost books on the process, the "Artist's Manual for Silkscreen Printmaking".


Peterborough
1896-1978, American

Silkscreen, image size 12 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches, c. 1950, hand signed in ink within the image, label on back with artist provenance.


Sailboats
1896-1978, American

Color silkscreen print, image size 7 x 9 inches, signed in pen upper left.


Harvest
1896-1978, American

Silkscreen, c. 1950, image size 7 x 9 inches, pencil signed


Fishing, Quai, Brittany
1896-1978, American

Wood engraving, 6 X 8 1/4", pencil signed and titled

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

The Breakdown
1852 - 1931, American

Wood Engraving, image size 6 1/2 x 5 1/16 inches, after a painting by John Sell Cottman, plate dated 1899, printed by Bauer 1902, pencil signed

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.