Painting of boaters and rowers passing under an iron bridge on a river.

The American Art Fair 2019 Presentation Preview

Join us November 16 - 19, 2019, at the Bohemian National Hall

We are pleased to be exhibiting at the 12th annual American Art Fair, the only fair in the country focusing on 19th and 20th century American art.  This year, we will present works by William Holbrook Beard, Stuart Davis, Jacob Lawrence, Martha Walter and more.  

Below, explore the works we’ll be presenting. You can also view our preview document here.

A white owl stares directly out at the painting's viewer.
William Holbrook Beard, American, 1824-1900. Owl. Oil on canvas. 11 x 6 ½ inches. Initialed lower left.
A close up of fall foliage on the forest floor, with a bronze penny sitting on a rock.
Thomas Hart Benton, American, 1899-1975. Lost Penny, 1941. Oil and tempera on board. 26 1/2 x 19 inches. Signed and dated lower right.
The present work is a model for the 36-foot long metal screen that Harry Bertoia completed for the General Motors Technical Center in Warren
Harry Bertoia, American, 1915-1978. Conceptual Model for General Motors Tech Center Screen, 1953. Brass and nickel melt-coated steel. 10 x 16 x 2 inches.
Harry Bertoia's Untitled sculpture, which resembles a bush.
Harry Bertoia (American, 1915-1978). Untitled, c. 1976. Bronze and copper. 8 ½ x 13 ½ inches.
The flatness and linearity of the composition by Charles Biederman is contrasted with bold and vivid hues
Charles Biederman, American, 1906–2004. Untitled, New York, November 1935, 1935. Oil on canvas. 33 x 27 inches. Signed and dated at lower left.
A mixed media work depicting harlequins roughhousing.
Albert Bloch, American, 1882-1961. Harlequins, 1912. Watercolor, crayon, pen, and india ink on paper. 20 x 14 inches.
A turn of the century prize fighter stares at the viewer while his manager stands directly behind him.
James Chapin, American, 1887-1975. A Prize Fighter and His Manager, 1930. Oil on canvas. 21 x 19 inches. Signed upper left and dated upper right.
This work by Stuart Davis depicts a street corner with a cafe and music hall against a light blue background
Stuart Davis, American, 1892-1964. Music Hall, 1930. Oil on canvas. 16 x 18 inches. Signed lower right.
Painting of boaters and rowers passing under an iron bridge on a river.
Henry Koerner, American, 1915-1991. The River, 1949. Oil on masonite. 30 x 36 inches.
Jacob Lawrence's nativity scene with the holy family standing on the left and chickens in the foreground.
Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917-2000. Nativity, 1954. Egg tempera on board. 9 x 16 inches. Signed and dated on the lower right.
A surrealist work with figures falling off of chairs.
Alton Pickens. American, 1917-1991. The Send-Off, 1950. Oil on canvas. 53 ¼ x 44 inches. Signed and dated upper left.
A nurse in blue holds a baby dressed in white. The two sit next to the water.
Martha Walter, American, 1875-1976. Nursemaid and Baby at Gloucester, Massachusetts. Oil on canvas. 32 x 40 inches. Signed upper left.
A bronze sculpture of a wounded solider.
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (American, 1875-1942). Honorably Discharged, 1919, bronze. 53 ¾ inches high. Inscribed Gertrude V. Whitney and dated 1919 on the base.

Cover image: Henry Koerner, American, 1915-1991. The River, 1949. Oil on masonite. 30 x 36 inches.