Charles Meryon
1821-1868, French

La Rue des Toiles, Bourges
1821-1868, French

Etching with drypoint, image size 8 x 4 1/2 inches, 1853, Schneiderman 31 viii/IX. From the collection of Baldwin-Wallace College.

Painting

Atmospheric River Study
1900-?, Chilean

This ethereal watercolor by Mariano Ortuzar measures 12 x 16 inches and is signed and dated on the l.r. Ortuzar, a Chilean born artist, spent years in religious institutions in the study of theology which greatly influenced his painting technique, perspectives and color. A great sense of the mystical and spiritual comes through in his work. Known for his beautiful landscapes of his native Chile, his paintings also include images of Europe, Asia and America. This original watercolor comes framed with the artists bio on the back. (M)

Print

The Duck Parade

This etching by Charles Volkmar measures 5 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches. It is plate signed on the lower left margin. Volkmar was born into an artistic family of etchers, engravers and painters in Baltimore, MD. Studying at the Maryland Institute, he became an accomplished etcher. He was also a master of watercolor, landscape painting, and pottery. Volkmar created many wonderful etched water scenes of ducks, geese and cows, exhibiting his landscapes and animal pictures at the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual, and the Boston Art Club.

Drawing

Pastoral Scene

Ink and wash, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, inscribed on reverse "J. Bosch 1773 in de manier van N. Berchem met stoffazie na A.v.d.Velde" (In the manner of Nicolae Berchem [Dutch, 1620-1683] and Adriaen van de Velde [Dutch, 1636-1672]), framed.