Fusco Four Modern offers a select collection of paintings with a focus on both well-known and little-known artists who represent various art movements and schools of the Twentieth Century and in all media. We specialize in WPA era paintings reflecting the Regionalist movement.
Albert Babb InsleyAlbert Babb Insley (1842-1937) "Sunset Over Rockland County”, 1881, oil on canvas. Rockland County is on the west side of the Hudson and includes the city of Nyack. (Blankenship Registration #0373). Complete provenance, registration form, etc. on hand. Signed lower right. 17 1/2" x 11 1/2", framed to 24" x 18", custom burlwood and gold frame. $5,500 .
Conrad BuffConrad Buff (American, 1886-1975)
“Arizona Mesas: Earth and Sky”, ca. 1940s, oil on masonite, signed. 16” x 24” plus frame. A highly individualistic painter who ignored the conventions of his times, Buff moved to Los Angeles in 1906, and by the mid-1930s had established his reputation as an artist of the American Southwest, and also executed a number of large-scale murals for public buildings. SOLD
Murray HoffmanMurray Hoffman (American, 1892-1982), “Petit Casino (de Monte Carlo), oil on canvas, 1939 or earlier, signed, 40 1/2” x 30 1/2”. Provenance: Exhibited at the Woodstock Art Association, June 1939. ACA Galleries, New York. De-accessioned by the Fitchburg Art Museum. Complete background on request. $17,500
Ignatz Sahula-DyckeIgnatz Sahula-Dycke (American, 1900-1982), "Peaceful Evening", oil on canvas, signed and dated 1928, 29 1/2” x 35 1/2”, plus hand carved frame. An immigrant from Bohemia, Sahula-Dycke studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, and exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he won a prize in 1926. He later moved to Dallas, where he became the Art Director for an advertising agency. $12,500
Sam ThalSam Thal (American, 1903-1964), "Indigenous Americana", ca. 1945. Oil on masonite, signed in graphite lower left, titled on the reverse, 26” x 32” plus frame. Born in New York City, Sam Thal lived most of his life in Boston. Widely exhibited in the late 1930s, he was an instructor for the WPA Federal Art Project. His work is in numerous collections and museums. In this work, the barns of early Regionalist imagery such as barns are transformed through postwar precisionist abstraction. $6,200
Marko VukovicMarko Vukovic (American, 1892-1973)
“Haying”, oil on canvas mounted on panel, c. 1940, 16” x 20”, signed lower right. Stretcher stamped: Rudolph Galleries, Woodstock, NY. Vukovic was a member of the Woodstock Artists Association and was widely exhibited in the 1930s and 1940s, including exhibitions at the Whitney Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy and the National Academy of Design. $2,600