American Scene / Social Realism


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

    Signed and dated Edgar Britton '33, lower right.

    #4521
  • William C. Buxton
    American, 1937 - 2016
    Untitled (Street Corner), 1955
    Watercolor, ink and charcoal on paper
    17 x 20 inches

    Signed Buxton, lower right

    #17626
  • William C. Buxton
    American, 1937 - 2016
    Sailboats Along the Shore, 1955
    Tempera, ink and charcoal on paper
    15 x 26 inches

    Signed William Buxton, lower right; Signed, titled and dated on reverse

    #17627
  • William C. Buxton
    American, 1937 - 2016
    Untitled (Milwaukee Street), ca. 1960
    Watercolor on paper
    34 1/2 x 9 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #18639
  • William C. Buxton
    American, 1937 - 2016
    6:00 PM, 1955
    Watercolor, ink and charcoal on paper
    15 x 26 inches

    Signed William Buxton, titled and dated on reverse.

    #7749
  • 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
  • Daniel Celentano
    American, 1902 - 1980
    Figure Study, ca. 1935
    Graphite on paper
    8 1/4 x 10 inches

    Signed Celentano lower left.

    #8462
  • Francis Chapin
    American, 1899 - 1965
    Untitled (Street Scene, Chicago), ca. 1930
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 15 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #10602
  • Francis Chapin
    American, 1899 - 1965
    Untitled (Bar at Night, Florida Keys), ca. 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    9 x 15 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13781
  • Rita Duis (Astley-Bell)
    American, 1905 - 1997
    Canadian National RR at Antigonish
    Watercolor on paper
    14 3/4 x 22 inches

    Signed Duis A.W.S. lower center

    #18019
  • Demetra Jane Ellis Voorlas
    American, 1925 - 2020
    Untitled (Street Scene, Chicago), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on paper
    13 x 11 inches

    Signed Demetra Ellis, lower left

    #20702
  • Myrtle Frankovitz
    American, 1895 - 1958
    Other Side of the Tracks, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on paper
    14 x 17 inches

    Signed M. Frankovitz, lower right; titled on reverse

    #20725
  • Louis P. Grumieaux
    Belgian/American , 1872 - 1953
    Untitled (Railway Depot), ca. 1935
    Watercolor on board
    14 x 16 1/4 inches

    Signed L. Ph. Grumieaux, lower right

    #19943
  • Louis P. Grumieaux
    Belgian/American , 1872 - 1953
    Untitled (Industrial Scene, Kindling Wood), ca. 1930
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed L.P. Grumieaux, lower right

    #19940
  • Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Marshall Field’s Escalator), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    8 3/4 x 6 inches
    #8735
  • Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Shopping at Marshall Field’s), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    6 x 8 3/4 inches
    #8736
  • Joseph Lane
    American, 1900 - 1988
    Untitled (Farm Scene), ca. 1935
    Oil on canvas
    25 x 30 inches

    Signed Joseph Lane, lower right

    #17416
  • Catharina Nilsson (Gehlin)
    Swedish/French, 1922 - 2020
    Piazza Pescaia, 1965
    Oil on canvas
    19 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches

    Signed with initials C.N., lower right; Signed, titled and dated on reverse

    #18924
  • (Josef) Pierre Nuyttens
    Belgian/American, 1885 - 1960
    The Water Tower, Chicago, ca. 1935
    Watercolor on paper
    14 x 10 inches

    Signed Nuyttens, upper left

    #18403
  • Tunis Ponsen
    American, 1891 - 1968
    The Repair Gang, ca. 1930
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 16 inches

    Signed Tunis Ponsen, lower left.

    #7423
  • Earle Thomas Raine
    American, 1911 - 2005
    Untitled (Street Scene & Filling Station), 1934
    Watercolor on paper
    24 x 28 inches

    Signed and dated Raine 4/34, upper right

    #16083
  • Earle Thomas Raine
    American, 1911 - 2005
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1930s
    Pastel, charcoal and graphite on paper
    16 x 22 inches
    #16120
  • Hilda Hertha (Harmel) Rubin Pierce
    American, b. Born 1921
    Skaters, ca. 1955
    Oil on Masonite
    12 x 35 inches

    Signed Hilda Rubin lower left

    #18023
  • 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
  • Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    North Avenue (Near Jake's Deli), 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
  • Gerrit Sinclair
    American, 1890 - 1955
    Saugatuck Dance Hall, 1951
    Watercolor on paper
    15 1/2 x 22 1/4 inches

    Signed G.V. Sinclair ‘51 upper right; Signed, titled and dated on reverse

    #17105
  • Carl Bertil (Bert) Thorin
    Swedish/American, 1893 - 1958
    Jefferson Hotel, San Jose, 1938
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 24 inches

    Signed B. Thorin and dated lower right; Signed, titled and dated on reverse

    #18394
  • Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    The Baseball Game, ca. 1930
    Oil on board
    14 x 17 inches

    Signed Alex, upper right.

    #7305
  • Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Study for "Have and Have Nots"
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    14 x 17 inches
    #4010
  • Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Untitled (Craps Table), ca. 1948
    Watercolor, ink and graphite on artist board
    8 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches
    #6078
  • Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    All Girl Revue, ca. 1948
    Watercolor on paper
    11 x 14 1/2 inches
    #4013
  • Alex Topp (Topchevsky)
    American, 1911 - 1999
    Deck Side (New York Ferry), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and graphite on paper
    10 x 14 1/2 inches
    #4003
  • 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
  • Morris Topchevsky
    American, 1899 - 1947
    Lynching Scene
    Watercolor on paper
    19 x 3 3/4 inches
    #8259
  • 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
  • John Winters
    American, 1904 - 1983
    Courtyard, 1934
    Oil on canvas, in original frame
    30 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated lower left; signed and dated on reverse

    #16270

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