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Charles Volkmar

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.


Ducks

Etching, image size 12 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches, c. 1880, plate signed l.l. "Chas. Volkmar".


Family Of Ducks

etching, plate signed, 5 1/2x8 1/4


The Duck's Paradise

Etching, 6 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches, plate signed

Painting

Autumn Woods
1848-1923, American

A superb autumn landscape by New Hampshire artist William Preston Phelps, this painting measures 20 x 30 inches, painted with oils on board, c. 1900. It is signed "W P Phelps" in a tasteful modern frame. Known as the "Painter of Monadnock", Phelps lived most of his life in Dublin, NH, with the exception of several years he spent studying art in Europe. He painted many scenes of the area landscape of farms, fields and forests, most of which were set against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Monadnock.

Print

On the Abegona
1860-1947, American

Etching, image size 6 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches, 1895, pencil signed, plate signed, dated and titled.

Drawing

Mt. Monadnock
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 5/8 x 24 5/8 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.