Sunday, 11 November 2012

Ashcan School – George Luks part 3

George Luks by Robert Henri 
oil on canvas 20.3 x 14.1 cm 
photo: Bruce M. White

George Benjamin Luks (1867-1933) was an American realist artist and illustrator. His vigorously painted genre paintings of urban subjects are examples of the Ashcan School in American art.

For biographical notes on Luks see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 2.

This is part 3 of a 4-part post on the works of George Luks. 

Note: The last six paintings in this post are undated, so may be out of date sequence :


1922 Tea Party 
oil on canvas 57 x 45 cm

1922 The L Street Brownies 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 91.4 cm

1922 The Ledge 
oil on canvas 40.6 x 50.8 cm

1922 The Swan Boats 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm

c1922 Lady with White Hat 
oil on masonite 61 x 50.8 cm

1923 Boy with Dice 
oil on canvas 77.2 x 67.1 cm

1923 Mining Village No. 3 
gouache and watercolour 34.5 x 50.8 cm

c1923-27 Coal Miners 
gouache 36.3 x 50.8 cm

c1923 King's Chapel, Boston 
oil on canvas 92.4 x 76.5 cm

1923 Noontime, St. Botolph Street, Boston 
oil on canvas 76.8 x 61.6 cm

c1923 View of Beacon Street from Boston Common 
oil on canvas 92 x 77.2 cm

1925 Portrait of Miss Ruth Breslin 
oil on canvas 74.9 x 63.5 cm

1925 The Miner 
oil on canvas

1925 Three Top Sergeants 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 91.4 cm

c1925-29 Girl in Green 
oil on canvas 112 x 87 cm

c1925-31 Wooded Landscape with Pond 
watercolour 37.5 x 50.2 cm

c1925 Boy with Baseball 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm

c1925 Coaltown 
watercolour 35.6 x 50.8 cm

c1925 Gas Station 
watercolour 35.6 x 50.8 cm

c1925 Girl from Madrid 
oil on canvas 76.3 x 91.6 cm

c1925 Jenny 
oil on canvas 91.4 x 63.5 cm

c1925 The Breaker Boys 
oil on canvas 127 x 152.4 cm

1925 The Race Track 
watercolour 35.6 x 51.4 cm

1926 Jenny McKean as Infanta 
oil on canvas 101.6 x 76.2 cm

1927 The Polka Dot Dress 
oil on canvas 147 x 94 cm

1928 Butts 
oil on canvas 61 x 50.8 cm

1928 The Clown 
oil on canvas 50.8 x 40.6 cm

1928-32 Sunset, Ca. 
watercolour 36.8 x 45.7 cm

c1928-33 Morning Light 
oil on canvas 153 x 122 cm

c1928 House on the Point 
watercolour 35.6 x 53.3 cm

1929 A Clown 
oil on canvas 61.3 x 50.8 cm

c1929 Old Schoolhouse, Ryders 
watercolour 14 x 20 cm

1930 The White Cat 
oil on canvas 71.1 x 54.6 cm

c1930 Autumn Landscape 
watercolour 35.6 x 50.8 cm

c1930 Entr Acte 
oil on canvas 76 x 64 cm

c1930 Winter Night, New York 
gouache 27.3 x 45.7 cm

Boy with Blue Cap 
oil on canvas 50.8 x 40.6 cm

Boy with Suspenders 
oil on canvas 50.8 x 40.6 cm

Breaking Surf 
oil on panel 21.9 x 40.6 cm

Cafe Scene - a Study of a Young Woman 
oil on canvas 63.5 x 76.2 cm

City Scene 
monotype on paper 21.5 x 28 cm

Coal Mining Town 
watercolour 34.3 x 49.5 cm

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