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Painter, Illustrator, Cartoonist, b. 1889 - d. 1982

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Feb. 11, 2024

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,000 - $1,300

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Locomotive and Silo MEDIUM: oil on canvas. Canvas applied to board. CONDITION: Minor paint losses mostly along edges. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 21 1/2 x 26 inches / 55 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122206 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Feb. 11, 2024

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,000 - $1,300

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Scene MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Few minor paint losses. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 22 x 32 inches / 55 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122204 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec (1889-1982) USA, Oil/Canvas/Board
        Jan. 21, 2024

        Walter Krawiec (1889-1982) USA, Oil/Canvas/Board

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Walter Krawiec (1889-1982) American, Oil on Canvas Mounted on Board. Hunting dogs and hunters on horseback. Signed in the lower right. Retains the original Newcomb Maclin Frame. Overall Size: 19 x 25 in. Sight Size: 13 x 18 1/2 in. Thickness: 1 3/4 in. #4614 . Walter Krawiec Sr is known for Genre painting, illustration, cartoons. Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles. Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Nov. 12, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,050 - $1,350

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Locomotive and Silo MEDIUM: oil on canvas. Canvas applied to board. CONDITION: Minor paint losses mostly along edges. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 21 1/2 x 26 inches / 55 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122206 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Nov. 12, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,050 - $1,350

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Scene MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Few minor paint losses. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 22 x 32 inches / 55 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122204 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Aug. 20, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,050 - $1,350

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Locomotive and Silo MEDIUM: oil on canvas. Canvas applied to board. CONDITION: Minor paint losses mostly along edges. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 21 1/2 x 26 inches / 55 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122206 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Aug. 20, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,050 - $1,350

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Yard MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Overall good. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 26 x 32 inches / 66 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower left CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122205 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Aug. 20, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,050 - $1,350

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Scene MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Few minor paint losses. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 22 x 32 inches / 55 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122204 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Aug. 20, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,050 - $1,350

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Along Lakeshore MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Some flaking/paint losses (see pictures carefully). Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 24 x 30 inches / 60 x 76 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122203 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        May. 14, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,100 - $1,400

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Locomotive and Silo MEDIUM: oil on canvas. Canvas applied to board. CONDITION: Minor paint losses mostly along edges. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 21 1/2 x 26 inches / 55 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122206 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        May. 14, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,100 - $1,400

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Yard MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Overall good. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 26 x 32 inches / 66 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower left CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122205 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        May. 14, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,100 - $1,400

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Scene MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Few minor paint losses. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 22 x 32 inches / 55 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122204 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        May. 14, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,100 - $1,400

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Along Lakeshore MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Some flaking/paint losses (see pictures carefully). Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 24 x 30 inches / 60 x 76 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122203 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Feb. 12, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Locomotive and Silo MEDIUM: oil on canvas. Canvas applied to board. CONDITION: Minor paint losses mostly along edges. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 21 1/2 x 26 inches / 55 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122206 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Feb. 12, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Yard MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Overall good. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 26 x 32 inches / 66 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower left CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122205 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Feb. 12, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Scene MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Few minor paint losses. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 22 x 32 inches / 55 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122204 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Feb. 12, 2023

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Along Lakeshore MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Some flaking/paint losses (see pictures carefully). Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 24 x 30 inches / 60 x 76 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122203 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • WALTER KRAWIEC SR., AMERICAN 1889-1982, ONE O'CLOCK LEAVE, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.20 x 101.60 cm.), Frame: 34 3/4 x 44 1/2 in. (88.27 x 113.03 cm.)
        Feb. 01, 2023

        WALTER KRAWIEC SR., AMERICAN 1889-1982, ONE O'CLOCK LEAVE, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.20 x 101.60 cm.), Frame: 34 3/4 x 44 1/2 in. (88.27 x 113.03 cm.)

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        WALTER KRAWIEC SR. AMERICAN, 1889-1982 ONE O'CLOCK LEAVE Oil on canvas Lower right signed: W. Krawiec; verso Corcoran Gallery of Art label; verso inscribed on on stretcher

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      • WALTER KRAWIEC SR., AMERICAN 1889-1982, ONE O'CLOCK LEAVE, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.20 x 101.60 cm.), Frame: 34 3/4 x 44 1/2 in. (88.27 x 113.03 cm.)
        Nov. 17, 2022

        WALTER KRAWIEC SR., AMERICAN 1889-1982, ONE O'CLOCK LEAVE, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.20 x 101.60 cm.), Frame: 34 3/4 x 44 1/2 in. (88.27 x 113.03 cm.)

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        WALTER KRAWIEC SR. AMERICAN, 1889-1982 ONE O'CLOCK LEAVE Oil on canvas Lower right signed: W. Krawiec; verso Corcoran Gallery of Art label; verso inscribed on on stretcher

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Nov. 13, 2022

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Scene MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Few minor paint losses. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 22 x 32 inches / 55 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122204 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Nov. 13, 2022

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Locomotive and Silo MEDIUM: oil on canvas. Canvas applied to board. CONDITION: Minor paint losses mostly along edges. Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 21 1/2 x 26 inches / 55 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122206 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Nov. 13, 2022

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Yard MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Overall good. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 26 x 32 inches / 66 x 81 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower left CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122205 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting
        Nov. 13, 2022

        Walter Krawiec Sr (IL,Poland,1889-1982) oil painting

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        ARTIST: Walter Krawiec Sr (Illinois, Polish, 1889 - 1982) NAME: Train Along Lakeshore MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: Some flaking/paint losses (see pictures carefully). Some craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light. SIGHT SIZE: 24 x 30 inches / 60 x 76 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: old antique vintage paint painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 122203 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1889, Walter Krawiec Sr. was an accomplished painter, illustrator and political cartoonist active in Chicago during the early Twentieth Century. Krawiec immigrated to America from his native Poland at the age of three, settling with his family in Chicago in 1892. He pursued an interest in painting and began his studies at the School of the Art Institute with the noted instructor Ralph Elmer Clarkson. While at the Art Institute, he fell in love and married fellow artist Harriet Korzienewsky. The two would become a renowned artist team among the city's artistic circles.Walter Krawiec joined the staff of Chicago's Polish Daily News, where he created numerous editorial illustrations and political cartoons with a fine line and keen, acerbic wit. Working for the newspaper provided a steady source of income during the Depression years of the 1930s, and allowed the artist to pursue his passion for painting. From 1920s through the 1940s Krawiec gained national acclaim for his vibrant views of the American Scene, painting in a Realist technique the unvarnished, everyday images of common Americans at work or at play. He had a particular interest in painting circuses and carnivals, and his vibrant images of Ringling Brothers and other regional circuses gained him considerable success and critical praise. Krawiec likewise enjoyed painting horses, and was drawn to capturing the excitement of Chicago's popular horse races and polo matches. His images of factories, freight yards and railroads exemplify the gritty aesthetic of the American Machine Age.Krawiec exhibited nationally at the prestigious Annual Exhibitions of the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. He exhibited nineteen pictures at the Annual shows of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1927 to 1949.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). A pair of World War II-era car...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). A pair of World War II-era car...

        Est: $250 - $350

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). A pair of World War II-era cartoons. Circa 1940s. Pencil and ink on paper drawings depicting various depictions of Death rampaging through a war-ravaged Europe, with the first depicting the Grim Reaper as an anthropomorphized skeleton in a cloak walking across a field of dead bodies while the city of Warsaw burns in the background, and the second Death standing over a dying Germany with sword drawn amidst the country’s ruins. Framed and matted; largest, 18 x 16 ½”. Toning at mat edges of larger drawing. BOTH SIGNED BY ARTIST. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Washday. 20th century. Oil on ...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Washday. 20th century. Oil on ...

        Est: $300 - $500

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Washday. 20th century. Oil on canvas. A young woman, perhaps a performer, hangs laundry out to dry on a bright, sunny day. Framed, 16 x 19”. SIGNED BY ARTIST. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Performers II. 20th century. O...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Performers II. 20th century. O...

        Est: $300 - $500

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Performers II. 20th century. Oil on wood panel. Emmett Kelly, casually chewing on a cigar, converses with two clowns and a young female performer sitting atop a horse. Framed, 22 ½ x 20 ½”. SIGNED BY ARTIST. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Performers. 20th century. Colo...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Performers. 20th century. Colo...

        Est: $100 - $200

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Performers. 20th century. Colored pencil and ink sketch on paper depicting Emmett Kelly as “Weary Willie” and a young female performer with a horse. Matted and framed, 12 x 15”. SIGNED BY ARTIST. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Loretta La Pearl. 1937. Colore...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Loretta La Pearl. 1937. Colore...

        Est: $150 - $250

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Loretta La Pearl. 1937. Colored pencil on paper sketch of Loretta La Pearl in full clown garb. Matted and framed, 16 x 12 ¾”. SIGNED BY ARTIST AND BY LORETTA LA PEARL, who has added “Cole Bros. Circus / Chicago Ill. 1937” below. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Horses. 20th century. Colored ...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Horses. 20th century. Colored ...

        Est: $100 - $200

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Horses. 20th century. Colored pencil on paper sketch of a trio of horses with “Ringling Circus Ring Stock” written in block letters at lower right corner. Matted and framed, 12 ¾ x 16”. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Elephants and Caretakers. 20th...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Elephants and Caretakers. 20th...

        Est: $100 - $200

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Elephants and Caretakers. 20th century. Colored pencil on paper sketch depicting a trio of circus elephants and their caretakers with “Ringling Circus” written in block letters beneath artist’s signature. Matted and framed, 12 ¾ x 16”. SIGNED BY ARTIST. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Emmett Kelly. 1935. Colored pe...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Emmett Kelly. 1935. Colored pe...

        Est: $250 - $350

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Emmett Kelly. 1935. Colored pencil on paper sketch of the beloved clown Emmett Kelly as “Weary Willie.” Matted and framed, 13 x 16”. SIGNED BY ARTIST AND BY EMMETT KELLY, who has added “Cole Circus / Chicago: ‘35” below. Not examined out of frame.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Circus. Circa 1930s. Watercolo...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Circus. Circa 1930s. Watercolo...

        Est: $100 - $200

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Circus. Circa 1930s. Watercolor on paper depicting families and animal caretakers at the Russell Bros. Circus. 12 x 16”. SIGNED BY ARTIST.

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      • KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Bluch Landolf. 1936. Colored p...
        Apr. 30, 2022

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Bluch Landolf. 1936. Colored p...

        Est: $150 - $250

        KRAWIEC, Walter (1889-1982). Bluch Landolf. 1936. Colored pencil on paper sketch of Bluch Landolf in full clown garb. Matted and framed, 16 x 12 ¾”. SIGNED BY ARTIST AND BY BLUCH LANDOLF, who has added “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus / Chicago 1936” below. Not examined out of frame.

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      • Walter Krawiec Antique Oil Painting
        Feb. 26, 2022

        Walter Krawiec Antique Oil Painting

        Est: $500 - $700

        Walter Krawiec Antique Oil Painting. "Feeding The Horses" Painting measures 20" x 25" Frame is 26" x 30" Signed in the lower right corner. Dates from Circa 1930. Needs cleaning. Moderate paint crackle.

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      • Walter Krawiec Painting, "Circus Pyramid".
        Feb. 12, 2022

        Walter Krawiec Painting, "Circus Pyramid".

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        Oil on Canvas, Signed Lower Right. With an Exhibition Tag from the Springfield Art Association. The Painting has some Crackleture, Mostly in the Upper Portion. The Painting Measures 40" x 30". The Frame Measures 45 1/2" x 35 1/2". Third-Party Shipping or Personal Pickup Required.

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      • Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Haystacks in Winter, oil on canvas, 15 3/8" x 19 1/8"
        Oct. 14, 2021

        Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Haystacks in Winter, oil on canvas, 15 3/8" x 19 1/8"

        Est: $250 - $350

        Walter Krawiec (American, 1889-1982) Haystacks in Winter oil on canvas signed lower right 15 3/8" x 19 1/8"

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • WALTER KRAWIEC CIRCUS PAINTING
        Dec. 01, 2020

        WALTER KRAWIEC CIRCUS PAINTING

        Est: $750 - $1,000

        WALTER KRAWIEC (American 1889-1982) The White Horse Oil on canvas Signed upper right and signed and titled in the artist's hand on stretcher 20 inches x 24 inches SHIPPING NOTICE: Jackson's is your sole and only source for one stop packing and shipping. With over 50 years of experience, our professional, affordable and efficient in-house shipping department will be happy to provide you a fair and reasonable shipping quote on this lot. Simply email us before the auction for a quick quote: [email protected] or call 1-800-665-6743. Jackson's can expertly pack and ship to meet any of your needs. To ensure quality control Jackson's DOES NOT release to third party shippers.

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      • Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Man with Horses, oil on canvas, 20" x 25 1/4"
        Mar. 10, 2019

        Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Man with Horses, oil on canvas, 20" x 25 1/4"

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        Walter Krawiec (American, 1889-1982) Man with Horses oil on canvas signed lower right inscribed "To my friend Prof. M.S. Szymozek" lower right 20" x 25 1/4"

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      • Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Circus Pyramid, oil on canvas, 40" x 30"
        Apr. 08, 2018

        Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Circus Pyramid, oil on canvas, 40" x 30"

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        Walter Krawiec (American, 1889-1982) Circus Pyramid oil on canvas signed lower right 40" x 30" Provenance: Springfield Art Association (label on verso) Governor and Mrs. William G. Stratton Thence by descent through the family Private Chicago Collection

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      • Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Train Blowing Smoke, oil on canvas, 30" x 34"
        Jun. 04, 2016

        Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Train Blowing Smoke, oil on canvas, 30" x 34"

        Est: $600 - $800

        Walter Krawiec (American, 1889-1982) Train Blowing Smoke oil on canvas signed lower right 30" x 34"

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      • Walter Krawiec (Polish/American, 1889-1982)
        Feb. 18, 2016

        Walter Krawiec (Polish/American, 1889-1982)

        Est: $250 - $500

        30" x 40" canvasWinter landscape with horses. Oil on canvas, signed in the lower right corner, in a black and gilt wood and gesso frame with linen liner, overall 37-1/2" x 47-1/2". Online Bidding and additional information at AspireAuctions.com

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      • EIGHT POLITICAL CARTOONS BY WALTER KRAWIEC SR. (POLAND/AMERICA, 1889-1982).
        Nov. 27, 2015

        EIGHT POLITICAL CARTOONS BY WALTER KRAWIEC SR. (POLAND/AMERICA, 1889-1982).

        Est: $200 - $400

        EIGHT POLITICAL CARTOONS BY WALTER KRAWIEC SR. (POLAND/AMERICA, 1889-1982). Mixed media on paper, signed. Eight cartoons focused on American politics, including guns in Chicago, LBJ, and electoral races. All for the Polish Daily News. Unframed, 11"h. 7.5"w.

        Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers
      • FIVE POLITICAL CARTOONS BY WALTER KRAWIEC SR. (POLAND/AMERICA, 1889-1982).
        Sep. 11, 2015

        FIVE POLITICAL CARTOONS BY WALTER KRAWIEC SR. (POLAND/AMERICA, 1889-1982).

        Est: $500 - $1,000

        FIVE POLITICAL CARTOONS BY WALTER KRAWIEC SR. (POLAND/AMERICA, 1889-1982). Mixed media on paper, signed. Five cartoons focused on American politics, including guns in Chicago, LBJ, and electoral races. All for thePolish Daily News. Unframed, 11"h. 7.5"w.

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      • Walter Krawiec (American 1889-1982) Oil on canvas
        Nov. 19, 2014

        Walter Krawiec (American 1889-1982) Oil on canvas

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        WALTER KRAWIEC(American 1889-1982) The Horse Traders Oil on canvas Signed lower right 26 inches x 36 inches, contained in a Newcomb-Macklin frame

        Jackson's International
      • Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Harbor Scene
        Aug. 26, 2010

        Walter Krawiec, (American, 1889-1982), Harbor Scene

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Walter Krawiec (American, 1889-1982) Harbor Scene oil on canvas signed (lower right) 29 1/2 x 39 1/4 inches.

        Hindman
      • WALTER KRAWIEC (American 1889-1982) "NOON"
        Aug. 28, 2007

        WALTER KRAWIEC (American 1889-1982) "NOON"

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        WALTER KRAWIEC (American, 1889-1982) "NOON". Oil on canvas farmyard scene shows a man in blue overalls tending to a pair of work horses with a group of colorful chickens along a curving dirt entrance to the farmyard. Water, fields and trees in the background. Signed lower right. Housed in its original painted over gilt molded wood frame and having a Chicago Galleries Association label with artist and title on back of frame. A fine work by this mid western artist. SIZE: 26-1/4" x 28-1/2". CONDITION: Very good. 9-74373 SM

        James D. Julia
      • Walter Krawiec (1889-1982)
        Nov. 09, 2003

        Walter Krawiec (1889-1982)

        Est: $1,500 - $2,000

        Equine Performance

        Wright
      • Walter Krawiec (1889-1982)
        Nov. 09, 2003

        Walter Krawiec (1889-1982)

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        untitled (Lady Rider)

        Wright
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