Ronau William Woiceske
1887-1953, American

Refuge
1887-1953, American

This is a beautiful original drypoint etching of a flock of sheep taking shelter from a blustery winter day by American artist R. W. Woiceske. The image size is 9 3/8 x 14 1/8 inches, published c. 1940 in an edition of 50, pencil signed and titled. Woiceske was born in Bloomington Indiana and studied at the St Louis School of Fine Arts and at the Artist Colony in Woodstock, NY with Birge Harrison and John Carlson. He was involved in the WPA, and became known for his atmospheric etchings of snowy winter scenes.


Afternoon Shadows
1887-1953, American

Drypoint, image size 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 1937, edition of 50, signed and titled in pencil

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

Teeming Ingots
$1650.00
1894-1964, American

This is a dramatic original etching by American artist James E. Allen. The image size is 11 7/8x 9 7/8 inches, published in 1935 in an edition of 100, commissioned by the Society of American Etchers, pencil signed. James Allen was born in Louisiana and as a young man studied at the Art Institute of Chicago before moving to New York to study at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art. He was known for his powerful images of American building and industry of the early 20th century, his work portraying the strength and heroism of the American blue collar worker.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1932
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1932, image size 8 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches.