Featured Painting



Csoka, Stephen
American (1865-1989)
Morning Swim
Oil on Canvas on Board 12" x 16"
$1,500

Stephen Csoka, a Hungarian-born realist painter studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest before moving to the United States.  He became known as a Regionalist artist specializing in figurative drawing and etching.  In 1940 Csoka submitted several paintings to the annual Washington Square outdoor exhibition.  He won the grand prize and the Contemporary Arts Gallery in New York mounted Csoka's first one-man exhibition in America.  Csoka taught art in New York for four decades, first at the Parsons School of Design, then Hunter College, City College, the National Academy of Design, and, finally, at the Fashion Institute of Technology.  He was a member of the National Academy of Design, the Society of American Etchers, the Audobon Artists Association and the Pastel Society of America.

Csoka's exhibitions and awards include a medal at the Barcelona International Exhibition in 1929, a prize at the City of Budapest Exhibit in 1930, prizes at the Society of American Etchers in 1942 and 1945, prizes at the Library of Congress in 1944 and 1946, a prize at the Society of Brooklyn Artists in 1944, a prize at the Philadelphia Watercolor Club in 1945, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1945, the Carnegie Institute in 1943, 1944, and 1945, the Art Institute of Chicago in 1944, the Los Angeles Museum of Art in 1945, the National Academy of Design from 1940 through 1945, one-artist shows at the Contemporary Artists in 1940, 1943, and 1945; and the Minneapolis State Fair in 1943.


Csoka's work is in several collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Budapest Museum of Art, the British Museum, and the Library of Congress.


New Acquisitions


Kasman, David
American
Late Afternoon, Monhegan Harbor
Oil on Canvasboard 12" x 16"
$1,600
 

Csoka, Stephen
American (1865-1989)
Morning Swim
Oil on Canvas on Board 12" x 16"
$1,500
 

Redfern, Scott
American
Morning, Curtis Island
Oil on Panel 11 7/8" x 12 7/8"
$1,300
 

Folinsbee, John
American (1892-1972)
Up the Kennebec
Oil on Board 10" x 14"
$9,500
 

Connaway, Jay Hall
American (1893-1970)
Rising Seas
Oil on Board 8" x 10"
$2,500
 

Gallagher, Sears
American (1869-1955)
Children at the Beach
Etching 7 3/4" x 5 3/4"
$1,600
 

Graves, Michael
American
Forest Pond in Spring
Oil on Canvas 11" x 14"
$1,600
 

Norton, William Edward
American (1843-1916)
Afternoon at the Beach
Oil on Panel 6" x 7 1/8"
$3,200
 

American Modernist, Monogrammed
American (ca. 1940-1950)
Sailboats and Sea Abstraction
Oil on Canvas on Board 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"
$1,250
 

Oehmig, Keith
American
Rusty's Dory
Oil on Board 9" x 12"
$1,400
 

Johnson, Diana
American
Stonington Tide Pool
Pastel 7 3/8" x 8"
$725
 

Corriero, Guy
American
Christmas Cove, High Tide
Oil on Canvas 24" x 30"
$6,000
 

Folinsbee, John
American (1892-1972)
Squall
Oil on Canvas 16" x 24"
$18,000
 

Peters, Carl
American (1897-1980)
Busy Harborfront
Oil on Canvas on Board 11" x 14"
$2,200
 

Norton, William Edward
American (1843-1916)
Setting Sail
Oil on Panel 5" x 8 1/2"
$2,900
 

Oehmig, Phoebe Colvin
American
Ocean Gyre
Acrylic 36" x 36"
$2,800
 

Lussier, David
American
Monhegan Village
Oil on Board 8" x 10"
$950
 

Redfern, Scott
American
Early Morning at Ducktrap
Oil on Panel 11 3/4" x 12 1/8"
$1,300
 

Corriero, Guy
American
Seventh Wave
Oil on Canvas 24" x 36"
$6,500
 

Graves, Michael
American
Stone Wall in Spring
Oil on Board 8" x 10"
$800
 


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