Hauling and Harrowing

The Work of Edward Volkert

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Untitled [Trees and sky]

Untitled [House and Barn—the artist’s?]

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins in misty field

The Pasture, Spring

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins on hill with hazy mauve background]

Drawing Wood

Untitled [Man with four oxen pulling load of hay]

April

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys on a morning hillside]

(B+W Photo of larger painting, Waiting (ca. 1931), based on sketch) 

Untitled [Man with two oxen pulling wood cart in snow]

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys on Hill in Morning]

Untitled [Man driving oxen over hill]

Summer Morning [Holsteins and Guernseys coming through an opening in stone wall]

Snow Scene [Cows at Barway]

Untitled [Holsteins on a hill]

Jessica Volkert holding Ruth Volkert [later Ruth Middleton]

Ruth Volkert

Old Lyme Congregational Church

In the Shade

Cattle

Cattle

Cattle

Cattle

Cattle

Cattle

Seated Female Nude

Allegorical Sketch

Portrait of a Man

Portrait of an Elderly Man

Going Home

Ox with Haywagon

Untitled [Ox pulling wood cart in snow]

Farmer’s Ferry

Flock of Sheep

Untitled [Oxen and cart]

Untitled [Four cows grazing near rows of trees]

Sunlight, Browsing in the Sunshine

Portrait of Phillip Volkert

Untitled [Dark and light cows under shade trees]

Cattle Resting

Untitled [Cattle at watering hole]

Untitled [Cattle grazing in the shade]

An Outing for Artists / Tea Day

The Gossips

Untitled [Farmer driving cows down road]

Farmer with his Horses

Leading the Wagon

Untitled [Cows grazing in sloping pasture]

Untitled [Farmer watering cows in a barn]

Mums in a Vase

Untitled [Two horses plowing field in early spring]

Portrait of Jessica Volkert

Untitled [Farmer and four oxen pulling cart across plowed field]

Untitled [Man loading cart hitched to white and brown oxen]

Portrait of Ruth Volkert Middleton

Loading the Drag

Crossing the Brook

Untitled [Autumn landscape]

The Jagg of Wood

Untitled [Ox cart with farmer and hay on dusty road]

A Cool Retreat

Untitled [Sheep resting under shade trees]

Untitled [Cow’s head on painter’s palette]

Farmer and Pair of Oxen

Resting

Untitled [Two views of oxen and wagons]

Untitled [Oxen pulling skid of wood fence posts in early winter]

Untitled [Farmers loading wood into ox cart]

Untitled [Black and white cows under flowering tree]

Untitled [Cows under tree on hilltop]

Untitled [two cows under shade near fence]

July Day

Sunshine and Shadow

Hill Pasture

Field Sketch for Farmer with his Horses

Resting #5

Untitled [milking cows in the barn]

Untitled [Two cows, Holstein and Guernsey, by water]

Farmer’s Ferry

Untitled [Six-oxen team pulling hay past barn]

The Scramble

Untitled [Ox team pulling load of wood in fall]

Untitled [Cows grazing on steep slope, dotted brushwork]

Untitled [Black and brown cattle grazing with heads together]

Untitled [Black and white cattle grazing with wall in middle ground]

Untitled [Oxen and two drivers on a dusty road]

Untitled [Sheep on road with one brown animal in front]

Untitled [Small cows grazing against a tall sky]

Untitled [Brown cows grazing at the edge of shadowed grass]

Untitled [Cows grazing amid mountain laurel in Catskills]

Untitled [Clouds]

Untitled [Cows grazing amid mountain laurel in the Catskills]

Untitled [Spectators on a hillside]

Untitled [Oxen plowing with two men]

Untitled [Cows against large sky]

Untitled [White and brown cows grazing with heads together]

Untitled [Building on hillside]

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins in field with green mountain in the background]

Untitled [Angel Appearing to Shepherds with Star]

Untitled [Studies of Baby Ruth Middleton]

Ruth Volkert Middleton

Two Asleep, Ruth and Dodo

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins on Hill, Blue Sky with Cloud]

Untitled [View overlooking farmland]

A Warm Day

Untitled [Four brown oxen in snow with man in cart unloading wood]

Untitled [Four brown oxen pulling cart with man beside]

Untitled [Two brown oxen pulling man in cart]

Untitled [Light and dark brown oxen plowing by water]

Waiting

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys grazing in shade on hill]

Untitled [Holsteins grazing in pasture]

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys grazing in pasture]

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins in field with green mountain in the background]

Lengthening Shadows

Untitled [Angel Appearing to Shepherds with Star]

Untitled [Studies of Baby Ruth Middleton]

Ruth Volkert Middleton

Two Asleep, Ruth and Dodo

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins on Hill, Blue Sky with Cloud]

Untitled [View overlooking farmland]

A Warm Day

Untitled [Four brown oxen in snow with man in cart unloading wood]

Untitled [Four brown oxen pulling cart with man beside]

Untitled [Two brown oxen pulling man in cart]

Untitled [Light and dark brown oxen plowing by water]

Sketch for Waiting

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys grazing in shade on hill]

Untitled [Holsteins grazing in pasture]

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys grazing in pasture]

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins on hill, shady foreground with sunlight behind]

Sketch for Summer

Spring Pastures

Untitled [Guernseys and white cow grazing on hill]

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys grazing on hill]

Untitled [Guernseys and Holsteins Lying in Field]

Early Spring Pasture

Misty Day

The Returning Herd

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys grazing on hill, blue haze in background]

Untitled [Holsteins and Guernseys Grazing in Pasture]

Untitled [Two Brown Oxen with Man Plowing Field]

Untitled [Two Holsteins and One Guernsey in Shady Stream]

Early Morning

October

Untitled [Man and Boy Plowing with Oxen]

Loading Hay

In Connecticut

Untitled [Family Portrait]--Woman and Girl in Garden

The Lane

Water Hole

Family Portrait—Ruth Volkert Middleton and Daughter Ruth in Garden

The Train—Children Playing

Farmer’s Ferry

Untitled [Cows]

Edward Volkert working from oxen as models

Edward Volkert’s home on Sterling City Road in Lyme

Along the Road

Going Home

Resting #3

Cattle

Holsteins and Guernseys by Water

Misty Morning

Cattle

Harrowing

Ox with Haywagon

Oxen Hauling Logs in the Snow

Along the Road