Scenes from the City of Big Shoulders:

A Selection of 20th Century Paintings of Chicago


December 11th, 2015 - January 8th, 2016
Gallery Reception, Friday, December 11, 2015 from 2-5 p.m. at the Gallery

  • Haydon 6164

    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Street Night Lights, 1950
    Oil on Masonite
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-III-50 lower center.

    #6164
  • Armin 8156

    Emil Armin
    American, 1883 - 1972
    On the Beach, 1927
    Watercolor on paper
    9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated and inscribed Emil Armin, 1927, Chicago lower right; titled on reverse.

    #8156
  • King 8150

    Ernest King
    American, 1905 - ?
    The Near North Side, Chicago
    Watercolor on paper
    22 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches

    Signed and titled on reverse.

    #8150
    SOLD
  • Stuffers 8157

    Anthony Stuffers
    American, 1894 - 1920
    Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1915
    Watercolor and ink on paper, in original frame
    19 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches

    Signed Anthony Stuffers lower left.

    #8157
  • Newman 8142

    Paul C. Newman
    American, 1907 - 1991
    Chicago, 1912
    Watercolor on paper
    8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches

    Signed, titled and dated Paul C. Newman, Chicago, 1912 lower left.

    #8142
  • Nuyttens 8152

    (Josef) Pierre Nuyttens
    Belgian/American, 1885 - 1960
    The Water Tower, Chicago, ca. 1935
    Watercolor on paper
    9 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches

    Signed Nuyttens lower left.

    #8152
  • Nuyttens 8151

    (Josef) Pierre Nuyttens
    Belgian/American, 1885 - 1960
    The Water Tower, Chicago, ca. 1935
    Watercolor on paper
    14 x 10 inches

    Signed Nuyttens upper left.

    #8151
  • Krullaars 8161

    William John Krullaars
    American, 1878 - 1945
    Street Scene, ca. 1930s
    Graphite on paper
    8 x 12 inches
    #8161
  • Olson 8164

    Paul L. Olson
    Amreican, 1889 - 1981
    Chicago, ca. 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    16 x 26 1/4 inches

    Signed P. Olson lower right.

    #8164
  • Burg 8165

    Copeland C. Burg
    American, 1889 - 1961
    Chicago, ca. 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    3 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches

    Signed Copeland lower left.

    #8165
    SOLD
  • Chapin 8159

    Francis Chapin
    American, 1899 - 1965
    The Century of Progress, Chicago, 1933
    Lithograph on paper
    8 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches

    Signed (in plate), Francis Chapin, Chicago lower right.

    #8159
  • Clarke 8167

    Harriet H. Clarke
    American, b. 20th Century
    Disembarking, 1934
    Watercolor on paper
    18 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated H.H. Clarke ‘34 lower right; titled on reverse.

    #8167
  • Jacobs 8134

    Jamie Jacobs
    American, b. 20th Century
    Untitled (Rooftops)
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 25 inches

    Signed Jamie Jacobs on reverse.

    #8134
  • Rodgers 8163

    Kay Rodgers
    American, 1904 - 1987
    Chicago River, 1930
    Watercolor on paper
    10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated K. Rodgers, 1930 lower right.

    #8163
  • Hergelroth 8138

    Edward H. Hergelroth
    American, 1912 - 1995
    Cityscape
    Oil on canvas
    15 x 44 inches

    Signed E. Hergelroth lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8138
  • Benjamin 8186

    Paul Benjamin
    American, b. 20th Century
    Industry, ca. 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    13 x 20 inches

    Signed Paul Benjamin on reverse.

    #8186
  • American school 8187

    American School
    American, b. 20th Century
    Chicago Rail Yard, ca. 1930s
    Watercolor on paper
    11 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches
    #8187
  • Ponsen 8160

    Tunis Ponsen
    American, 1891 - 1968
    Chicago Railyard, ca. 1930s
    Watercolor on paper
    10 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches

    Signed Tunis Ponsen lower left.

    #8160
  • Pougialis 8166

    Constantine Pougialis
    American, 1894 - 1985
    Street Scene, Chicago, ca. 1935
    Watercolor on paper, in original frame
    15 x 22 inches

    Signed C. Pougialis on reverse.

    #8166
  • Artist unknown 8168

    Artist Unknown
    American, b. 20th Century
    Street Corner, ca. 1948
    Watercolor on paper
    17 x 24 inches
    #8168
  • Schwering 8173

    Alida Schwering
    American, b. 20th Century
    Untitled (In the Park), 1944
    Watercolor on paper
    11 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Alida Schwering, 1944 lower right.

    #8173
    SOLD
  • Dalstrom 8158

    Gustaf Dalstrom
    American, 1893 - 1971
    Street Scene, Chicago, 1931
    Watercolor on paper
    8 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated G. Dalstrom ‘31 lower right.

    #8158
  • Frankovitz 8190

    Myrtle Frankovitz
    American, 1895 - 1958
    Rainy Day on Sedgwick Street, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on paper
    10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches

    Signed M. Frankovitz lower right; titled on reverse.

    #8190
  • Kimbell 8191

    Miriam P. Kimbell
    American, 1896 - 1984
    From Oak Street “L” Platform, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on paper
    9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches

    Signed M. Kimbell lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8191
  • Perri 8177

    Frank Perri
    American, 1918 - 1999
    Street Scene, Chicago, ca. 1930s
    Watercolor on paper
    12 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches

    Signed F. Perri lower left.

    #8177
  • Spongberg 8178

    Grace Spongberg
    American, 1906 - 1992
    Street Scene, Chicago, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on paper
    12 1/2 x 17 inches

    Signed G. Spongberg lower left.

    #8178
  • Lubell 8175

    Winifred Milius Lubell
    American, 1914 - 2012
    Untitled (Street Scene), ca. 1948
    Gouache on artist board
    21 x 13 inches

    Signed W. Milius lower right.

    #8175
  • Barnaby 8172

    Katherine Barnaby
    American, 1917 - 1981
    67th Street, ca. 1948
    Watercolor on paper
    14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed K. Barnaby lower right.

    #8172
    SOLD
  • 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
  • Aaron 8185

    May Todd Aaron
    American, 1879 - 1967
    Street Scene, ca. 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    13 x 16 inches

    Signed May Todd Aaron lower right.

    #8185
  • Palmer 8183

    Alice E. Palmer
    American, b. 20th Century
    Subway, Chicago, ca. 1955
    Watercolor on paper
    13 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches

    Signed Alice E. Palmer lower left.

    #8183
    SOLD
  • Mitchell 8184

    Nancy Mitchell
    American, b. 20th Century
    City Scene, ca. 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    11 x 14 1/2 inches

    Signed Nancy Mitchell lower right.

    #8184
  • Gunn 8198

    Joe Gunn
    American, b. 20th Century
    Chicago El, ca. 1960s
    Ink on paper
    8 3/4 x 11 inches

    Signed Joe Gunn and titled on reverse.

    #8198
  • Lam 8201

    Ng Woon Lam
    Singapore, b. 1971
    Under the El
    Watercolor on paper
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed Ng Woon Lam lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8201
  • Yelich 8197

    George Yelich
    American, 1915 - 1989
    Street Scene, ca. 1960
    Watercolor on paper
    9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

    Signed Yelich lower right.

    #8197
  • Murray 8214

    William Murray
    American, b. 20th Century
    Chicago P.M., 1972
    Watercolor on paper
    15 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated William Murray '72 lower right; titled lower left.

    #8214
    SOLD
  • Emmerich 8135

    Janet Emmerich
    American, 1899 - 1996
    Forms and Spaces, 1952
    Oil on canvas
    34 x 24 inches

    Signed Janet Emmerich lower left.

    #8135
  • Walton 8199

    William Walton
    American, 1909 - 1994
    City Scene, 1950
    Watercolor on paper, in original frame
    7 1/4 x 11 inches

    Signed and dated Walton-1950 lower right.

    #8199
  • Rapien 8202

    Ralph Rapien
    American, 1904 - 1995
    Wells Street, Looking South from Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, 1964
    Watercolor on paper
    14 1/4 x 21 inches

    Signed Ralph Rapien ‘64 lower right.

    #8202
  • Becker 8205

    David R. Becker
    American, b. 1937
    Wrigley Building at Night
    Watercolor on paper
    9 1/2 x 14 inches

    Signed David R. Becker lower right.

    #8205
    SOLD
  • Zywica 8208

    Henry (Hank) Zywica
    American, 1921 - 1992
    Michigan Avenue, Chicago, ca. 1965
    Watercolor on paper
    12 x 18 1/2 inches

    Signed Zywica lower right.

    #8208
  • Gallagher 8209

    William James (Will) Gallagher
    American, 1927 - 2014
    Michigan Avenue Bridge, Chicago
    Watercolor on paper (Diptych)
    5 x 8 inches

    Signed Will Gallagher and titled lower right.

    #8209
  • Gallagher 8210

    William James (Will) Gallagher
    American, 1927 - 2014
    Lake Point Tower, Chicago
    Watercolor on paper
    8 x 13 inches

    Signed Will Gallagher lower left.

    #8210
  • Croissant 8207

    M. Lewis Croissant
    American, 1899 - 1898
    Downtown Chicago (Chicago River), 1970
    Graphite on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Croissant ‘70 lower right.

    #8207
  • Gaille 8212

    Jari Gaille
    American, 1914 - 2003
    Congress Plaza (Chicago)
    Watercolor on paper
    14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed Jari Gaille lower right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8212
  • Gaille 8211

    Jari Gaille
    American, 1914 - 2003
    Olive Park, Looking West Towards Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, 1982
    Watercolor on paper
    10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches

    Signed Jari Gaille lower right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8211
  • Tourau 8215

    Lila Tourau
    American, b. 20th Century
    Chicago River
    Watercolor on paper
    17 x 17 inches

    Signed Lila Tourau lower right.

    #8215
  • Becker 8204

    David R. Becker
    American, b. 1937
    Farmer’s Market
    Watercolor on paper
    10 x 14 inches

    Signed David R. Becker lower right.

    #8204

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