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. After a short break, the next Ashcan School artist featured will be Everett Shinn.

Note: All the works in this final post on Luks are undated, so will be shown out of date sequence:

Concierge 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 & wash over graphite on card 17.8 x 16.7 cm

Poet Leaving Office with Check (cartoon for Puck) pen, ink & 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 & ink on paper 37.1 x 29.7 cm

Self-Portrait - Caricature charcoal 27.9 x 21.4 cm

Sketches charcoal & 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

Subway 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

Tom 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

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