20th Century American Art,

Featuring Paintings from the Bridges Collection


May 22nd - July 31st, 2012

Richard Norton Gallery is pleased and honored to represent the Bridges Collection of Chicago Painting, 1895-1945. The collection has been shown at two exhibitions at the Illinois State Museum both in Chicago and Springfield, IL and at the Union League Club of Chicago. The collection is detailed in the book "Chicago Painting, 1895 to 1945, The Bridges Collection," Illinois State Museum, University of Illinois Press, 2004.

  • 5142 albright 5142

    Adam E. Albright
    American, 1862 - 1957
    Untitled (Landscape with Six Children), ca. 1914-1915
    Oil on canvas, mounted to plywood (by the artist)
    36 x 50 inches

    Signed Adam Emory Albright lower left.

    #5142
    SOLD
  • 5146 aldrich 5146

    George A. Aldrich
    American, 1872 - 1941
    Untitled (Breton Landscape), ca. 1926
    Oil on canvas
    31 x 38 inches

    Signed G. Ames Aldrich lower left.

    #5146
    SOLD
  • Badger 5478

    Frances S. Badger
    American, 1904 - 1997
    Rural School, ca. 1948
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed Frances Badger lower left.

    #5478
    SOLD
  • Barton 5151

    Macena Barton
    American, 1901 - 1986
    Untitled (Portrait of the Artist’s Father with Industrial Landscape in Background), ca. 1933
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 30 inches

    Signed Macena Barton 1928 lower left.

    #5151
    SOLD
  • 5152 biesel 5152

    Fred Biesel
    American, 1893 - 1954
    My Backyard, 5542 S. Dorchester, ca. 1933
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 40 inches

    Signed Fred Biesel lower right

    #5152
    SOLD
  • 5153 biesel 5153

    Fred Biesel
    American, 1893 - 1954
    Park Scene in Paris, ca. 1933
    Oil on Masonite
    15 x 18 1/4 inches

    Signed Fred Biesel lower right.

    #5153
  • 5161 browne 5161

    Charles Francis Browne
    American, 1859 - 1920
    Autumn Hillside, 1917
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated C.F. Browne, 1917 lower right; inscribed with title on reverse.

    #5161
    SOLD
  • Clusman 5165

    William Clusmann
    American, 1859 - 1927
    Old Stone Bridge, Garfield Park , 1917
    Oil on canvas
    26 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated Clusmann, 1917 lower right.

    #5165
  • 5169 dahlgreen 5169

    Charles W. Dahlgreen
    American, 1864 - 1955
    Refreshment, ca. 1929-1931
    Oil on canvas
    42 x 48 inches

    Signed Dahlgreen lower right; titled on reverse.

    #5169
    SOLD
  • 5167 dahlgreen 5167

    Charles W. Dahlgreen
    American, 1864 - 1955
    Deserted Cabin, ca. 1920
    Oil on canvas, in original frame
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Dahlgreen lower right.

    #5167
    SOLD
  • 5171 dalstrom 5171

    Gustaf Dalstrom
    American, 1893 - 1971
    School Yard, Abraham Lincoln School, Chicago, ca. 1930
    Oil on board
    28 x 24 inches

    Signed G. Dalstrom lower right.

    #5171
    SOLD
  • 4984 dediego 4984

    Julio de Diego
    American, 1900 - 1979
    Maxine (the Artist's Wife), 1940
    Oil on board
    48 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated lower right

    #4984
    SOLD
  • 5179 foy 5179

    Frances Foy
    American, 1890 - 1963
    Portrait of Frances Strain, 1932
    Oil on board
    26 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated lower left

    #5179
    SOLD
  • 5182 fursman 5182

    Frederick Frary Fursman
    American, 1894 - 1943
    Untitled (Young Woman), 1931
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 30 inches

    Signed with initials and dated lower right.

    #5182
    SOLD
  • 5187 grover 5187

    Oliver Dennett Grover
    American, 1861 - 1927
    Untitled (Landscape with River), 1915
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated lower center.

    #5187
    SOLD
  • 5186 grover 5186

    Oliver Dennett Grover
    American, 1861 - 1927
    Untitled (Landscape with Woods, Fence and Water), 1894
    Oil on canvas
    26 3/4 x 39 inches

    Signed and dated lower right.

    #5186
    SOLD
  • 5005 hill 5005

    George Snow Hill
    American, 1898 - 1969
    Golfing, ca. 1935
    Oil on canvas, in artist’s original frame
    32 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed George S. Hill lower right; inscribed St. Petersburg on stretcher.

    #5005
  • 5197 krafft 5197

    Carl R. Krafft
    American, 1884 - 1938
    Old Mill in Winter, ca. 1925-1926
    Oil on canvas
    25 x 29 1/2 inches

    Signed lower right and with thumbprint

    #5197
    SOLD
  • 5199 motley 5199

    Archibald Motley, Jr.
    American, 1891 - 1981
    Knitting Girl, ca. 1920
    Oil on canvas
    39 1/2 x 29 inches

    Signed lower left; signed on the reverse

    #5199
    SOLD
  • 4428 sinclair 4228

    Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    Fall Landscape, ca. 1930
    Oil on canvas
    25 1/2 x 32 inches

    Signed G.V. Sinclair upper right.

    #4428
  • 5212 stacey 5212

    Anna Lee Dey Stacey
    American, 1865 - 1943
    Untitled (Woman Reading), 1921
    Oil on canvas, in original frame
    16 x 14 inches

    Signed and dated Anna Lee Stacey, 1921 upper left.

    #5212
    SOLD

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