George Hand Wright
1872-1951, American

Pig Scraping
1872-1951, American

A richly toned etching by George Hand Wright measuring 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. George Wright studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Paris and Munich before settling in New York where he was an illustrator for Harper's and The Saturday Evening Post. He exhibited at the Art Students League and was a member of the Salmagundi Club and the Society of American Etchers.


Back to Earth
1872-1951, American

Etching, image size 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., pencil signed, The Society of American Etchers presentation print

Painting

Coastal View
1935 - ?, American

This original oil on canvas, c. 1950, by Robert Moskowitz mesures 12 x 16 inches. It is signed on the lower right and is framed. Moskowitz was heavily influenced by abstract expressionism and the work of Jasper Johns. Studying at the Pratt Institute of Art under Bradley Walker Tomlin and Adolph Gottlieb, he worked mainly in oils and pastels with architectural themes. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington.

Print

Peace on the Amalote
20th c., American

A serene Florida landscape by Walter Locke, this etching measures 8 3/4 x 12 inches, published in 1937 by the Associated American Artists, pencil signed, titled and dated.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".