Louis Szanto
1889-1965, American

Spring Plowing
1889-1965, American

This wonderful etching by Louis Szanto measures 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Pencil signed. AAA label with artist provenance included. Szanto was a Hungarian born painter and etcher, studying in Vienna and Budapest before WW1. After the war he traveled through Europe gaining an international reputation for his paintings and etchings. In the early 1930's, Szanto moved to the United States where he worked on art projects commissioned by the W.P.A. He created many traditional American views and often worked in collaboration with the artist, Andrew Karoly.


Spanish Dancers
1889-1965, American

etching, 10x11 3/4", pencil signed

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

Main Boon - Hay Schooner
1894-1979, American

This fine original etching by John Winkler measures 4 x 6 1/4 inches and is pencil signed and numbered. Winkler attended the San Francisco Art Institute and became enamored with the art of etching. Known for his simplistic line, he was often compared to Whistler. He became good friends with fellow etchers, John Taylor Arms as well as Arthur Heintzelman. His works are found in major museums throughout the US and Europe.

Drawing

The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.