American Scene/Social Realism


  • Benton 8289

    Thomas Hart Benton
    American, 1885 - 1975
    Preliminary Study for "Romance", ca. 1931
    Gouache, tempera and graphite on board
    12 x 11 inches
    #8289
  • Britton 4521

    Edgar Britton
    American, 1901 - 1982
    Beach Scene, 1933
    Oil on Masonite
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Edgar Britton '33 lower right.

    #4521
  • Buxton 7749

    William C. Buxton
    American, b. 1935
    6:00 PM, 1955
    Watercolor, ink and charcoal on paper
    15 x 26 inches

    Signed William Buxton, titled and dated on reverse.

    #7749
  • Celentano 8461

    Daniel Celentano
    American, 1902 - 1980
    Figure Study (Chess Game), ca. 1935
    Ink and graphite on paper
    5 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches

    Signed Celentano lower center.

    #8461
  • Celentano 8462

    Daniel Celentano
    American, 1902 - 1980
    Figure Study, ca. 1935
    Graphite on paper
    8 1/4 x 10 inches

    Signed Celentano lower left.

    #8462
  • 3273 chapin 3273

    Francis Chapin
    American, 1899 - 1965
    Chicago River, 1933
    Oil on board
    15 x 11 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Francis Chapin '33 lower center; signed lower right.

    #3273
  • Hackett 8471

    Malcolm Hackett
    American, 1900 - 1983
    Girls Bicycling, 1934
    Gouache on artist board
    22 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches

    Signed Malcolm Hackett lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8471
  • Hechter 7300

    Charles Hechter
    American, 1885 - 1964
    Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, 1940
    Oil on canvas, in original frame
    30 x 24 inches

    Signed and dated Charles Hechter, 1940 lower right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #7300
  • Jones 8284

    Joe Jones
    American, 1909 - 1963
    Untitled (Rolling Landscape)
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 26 inches

    Signed Joseph Jones lower right.

    #8284
  • Lowry 6814

    Lydia Purdy Hess Lowry
    American, 1866 - 1936
    Untitled (Dunes Scene with Bathers), 1932
    Oil on canvas, in original frame
    20 x 18 inches

    Signed and dated Lydia P.H. Lowry, 1932 lower left.

    #6814
  • Mccullough 7248

    Geraldine Hamilton McCullough
    American, 1917 - 2008
    Untitled (The Seamstress)
    Oil on canvas
    40 x 34 inches

    Signed McCullough lower right.

    #7248
  • Orloff 7395

    Gregory Orloff
    American, 1890 - 1981
    Untitled (Watering the Horses), ca. 1930s
    Oil on Masonite
    34 x 32 inches

    Provenance: Estate of the artist.

    #7395
  • Orloff 5986 new

    Gregory Orloff
    American, 1890 - 1981
    The Park Bench, ca. 1927
    Graphite on paper
    6 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches

    Provenance: Estate of the artist.

    #5986
  • Ponsen 7423 sm

    Tunis Ponsen
    American, 1891 - 1968
    The Repair Gang, ca. 1930
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 16 inches

    Signed Tunis Ponsen lower left.

    #7423
  • Chicago 1888

    Print Portfolio: "Celebrating Negro History and Brotherhood; A Folio of Prints by Chicago Artists"
    "Celebrating Negro History and Brotherhood: A Folio of Prints by Chicago Artists", 1956
    Six Lithographs on paper
    12 x 18 1/2 inches
    #1888
  • Raine 9600

    Earle Thomas Raine
    American, 1911 - 2005
    Untitled (The Red Sled), 1940
    Oil on Masonite
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated Raine, 1940 lower right.

    #9600
  • Raine 9598

    Earle Thomas Raine
    American, 1911 - 2005
    Dockside, 1955
    Oil on Masonite
    15 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Raine, 1955 lower right.

    #9598
  • Ruby 8136

    Claire H. Ruby
    American, 1925 - 2005
    Southern Theater, ca. 1948
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Ruby lower right; signed on stretcher on reverse.

    #8136
  • 2599 sinclair 2599ur

    Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    Farm Scene - Tractor, ca. 1935
    Oil on Masonite
    20 x 24 inches
    #2599
  • Sinclair 2564

    Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    Foothills, 1925
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed G.V. Sinclair lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #2564
  • 4446 sinclair 4446

    Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    Prospect Hill, ca. 1930s
    Tempera over watercolor on paper
    14 x 20 1/2 inches

    Signed G.V. Sinclair and titled lower right; signed, titled and numbered on reverse.

    #4446
  • 4450 sinclair 4450

    Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    Cherry Street Bridge, 1928
    Watercolor and graphite on paper
    15 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G.V. Sinclair '28 lower right; signed, titled, dated and numbered on reverse.

    #4450
  • 2815 sinclair 2815

    Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    North Avenue, 1932
    Watercolor and graphite on paper
    15 1/4 x 22 inches

    Signed and dated G.V. Sinclair '32 lower right; signed titled and dated on reverse.

    #2815
  • Siporin 7403

    Mitchell Siporin
    American, 1910 - 1976
    Spanish Civil War (Drawn from Goya), 1941
    Watercolor on paper
    18 1/2 x 23 inches

    Signed and dated Mitchell Siporin ‘41 lower right.

    #7403
  • Topchevsky 7078 ur

    Morris Topchevsky
    American, 1899 - 1947
    Pickets, 1934
    Oil on board
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed M. Topchevsky lower left; titled on reverse.

    #7078
  • Topchevsky 7299

    Morris Topchevsky
    American, 1899 - 1947
    Strike Breakers (Company Violence), 1937
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated M. Topchevsky '37 lower center.

    #7299
  • 4962 topchevsky 4962

    Morris Topchevsky
    American, 1899 - 1947
    Refugees , 1936
    Gouache and graphite on paper
    22 x 28 inches

    Dated 1936 lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #4962
  • 4961 topchevsky 4961

    Morris Topchevsky
    American, 1899 - 1947
    Refugees, 1939-1940
    Gouache and graphite on paper
    24 x 18 inches

    Signed M. Topchevsky and dated lower right.

    #4961
  • Topp 7305

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    The Baseball Game, ca. 1930
    Oil on board
    14 x 17 inches

    Signed Alex upper right.

    #7305
  • Topp 4003

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Deckside (Ferry), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    10 x 14 1/2 inches
    #4003
  • 4013 topp 4013

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    All Girl Revue, ca. 1948
    Watercolor on paper
    11 x 14 1/2 inches
    #4013
  • 6078 topp 6078

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Untitled (Playing Craps), ca. 1948
    Watercolor, ink and pencil on artist board
    8 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches
    #6078
  • 4010 topp 4010

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Study for "Have and Have Nots"
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    14 x 17 inches
    #4010
  • 4002 topp 4002

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Children's Playground Under the El
    Watercolor on paper
    11 1/2 x 16 inches
    #4002
  • 4957 topp 4957

    Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Lake Front, Chicago, ca. 1950s
    Watercolor and graphite on paper
    19 x 25 inches
    #4957
  • Vavak 7314 new

    Joseph Vavak
    American, 1891 - 1969
    Tarry Meeting, 1934
    Oil on canvas
    26 x 32 inches

    Signed and dated Vavak '34 lower right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #7314
  • Yochim 7313

    Louise Dunn Yochim
    American, 1909 - 2003
    Escape, 1941
    Oil on canvas
    42 x 28 inches

    Signed and dated Louise Dunn Yochim '41 lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #7313

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