Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Ashcan School - George Luks part 4

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 - 3.

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

Note: All the works in this final post on Luks are undated, so will be shown out of date sequence:

crayon on paper 16.9 x 11 cm

Girl with Basket of Food 
oil on board 29.8 x 20.3 cm

Girl with Doll 
oil on canvas 61 x 50.8 cm

Girl with Pink Ribbon 
oil on canvas 45.7 x 35.6 cm

Hobo Musician 
oil on canvas 37.5 x 35 cm

Horse in Harness 
oil on paperboard 17.8 x 22.8 cm

Industrial Landscape 
oil on canvasboard 29.8 x 40.3 cm

Lower Ausable Lake, Adirondacks 
watercolour 35.6 x 50.8 cm

Madison Square 
oil on panel 81.3 x 111.7 cm

Main Entrance, Luxembourg Garden, Paris 
oil on panel 15.9 x 22.2 cm

Maine Lake View 
oil on board 25.4 x 33 cm

Man in Havana 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm

Man with a Monocle 
oil on canvas 58.4 x 45.7 cm

Old Woman 
oil on canvas 61 x 76.2 cm

Poet Reading a Poem to an Editor ( cartoon for Puck ) 
pen, ink and wash over graphite on card 17.8 x 16.7 cm

Poet Leaving Office with Check ( cartoon for Puck ) 
pen, ink and wash over graphite on paper  20.4 x 15.9 cm

Pony Ride 
conté crayon 25.7 x 19.7 cm

Figure of a Man - Back View 
conté crayon 25.7 x 20.8

Man Reading - Young Girl 
conté crayon 18.9 x 12.1 cm

Mrs. Jones' Cullud Boarding House 
graphite, pen and ink on paper 37.1 x 29.7 cm

Self-Portrait - Caricature 
charcoal 27.9 x 21.4 cm

charcoal and graphite on tan paper 20.3 x 26.5 cm

Street Sweeper 
crayon on paper 25.7  x19.7 cm

Portrait of an Actor 
oil on canvas 46.4 x 61.6 cm

Seated Child 
crayon 17.8 x 12.8 cm

Seated Nude with Bobbed Hair 
oil on canvas 76.8 x 63.5 cm

Storm in the Bronx 
oil on canvas 63.5 x 76.2 cm

Studies of Heads of Men 
crayon on tan paper 20.2 x 26.5 cm

Studies of Men's and Boy's Heads 
crayon on tan paper 19 x 26.6 cm

pastel 28 x 35 cm

The Black Hat 
oil on canvas 69.2 x 51.1 cm

The Brewery 
25.4 x 33 cm

The Chapman Gallery 
oil on canvas 41 x 51.1 cm

The Clown's Daughter 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm

The Dancer 
oil on canvas 34.3 x 26 cm

The Hansom Cab Driver 
oil on canvas

The Hole in the Wall 
oil on canvas 55.9 x 43.2 cm

The Screen, Cafe de Versailles, Paris 
oil on panel 15.9 x 22.2 cm

oil on canvas 61 x 45.72 cm

Verdun, France 
watercolour 38.1 x 38.1 cm

Wild Geese 
oil on canvas 63.5 x 76.2 cm

Woman and Child 
graphite 20.3 x 12.7 cm


  1. Nice collections here, thanks for posting! Love the cat Verdun, France painting!

  2. You're welcome, thank you for looking.


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