This is really a great piece. One of two original Richard Sigafoos paintings I acquired from a local estate. For those not familiar with the artist, his biography is listed below. This is a wonderful little impressionist view of a harbor with boats and a fishing shack. Oil on masonite measuring 6 x 8 inches, painting is in excellent condition. Wonderful loose brushstrokes. Signed lower center left. Just a very good example of the artist's work. Painting is in the original painted frame and has the artist's typed title label pinned to the back. Frame measures 8 x 10 inches. If you collect the artist's work, check my store for the other Sigafoos I am also selling. Free shipping anywhere in the United States.
For those not familiar with the artist, his biography from Meibohm Fine Arts reads: " Richard G. Sigafoos (American, 1908-1985) noted impressionist artist, muralist, illustrator and teacher primarily known for his landscapes and marine paintings. His paintings have been exhibited widely and he has received many awards including the gold, silver and bronze medals at Buffalo Society of Artists' exhibitions. He also served as Production Illustrator at the Bell Aircraft Corporation during WWII, Buffalo, NY, and also as illustrator for the New York State Education Department. He illustrated the book Telling Trees, by Julius King (1953). His murals adorn the walls of the Alling-Cory Paper Co., Buffalo, NY, the Kensington Methodist Church, Buffalo, NY, the Chicago Tribune Tower and many other public buildings and churches. His works are also in many private collections in the united States and Canada. He was a resident of Chautauqua County and maintained a home and studio on Chautauqua Lake. Education: Studied art at Rochester Mechanics Institute, Rochester, NY, and the Albright Art School, Buffalo, NY, which he later taught at. After Leaving his post as instructor at the Albright Art School, Richard became interested in teaching private groups in drawing and painting. His keen understanding of student problems and his strict adherence to fundamentals have contributed largely to the success of this understanding. many of his former students went on to become professional artists of local and national reputation. Memberships: Buffalo Society of Artists (BSA), served as President from 1947-48, Buffalo, NY. "
Vintage RICHARD SIGAFOOS (1908-1985) 'Sheltered Harbor' Marine Oil Painting - Listed BUFFALO