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

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

Looking West
1872- c.1950, American

"Looking West" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 14 3/4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. 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.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, image size 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.