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

Petrean Place
1907-1982, British/American

This collage by Nora Unwin measures 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches and is matted and framed. Created in 1972, Unwin gives the viewer a look past a rocky seawall to the water's distant horizon line. Her use of cloth, textured paper, glue and colored ink skillfully adhered to a painted background was one of her favorite mediums to display her genius, giving the viewer this three-dimensional effect. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.

Print

The Cypress
$375.00
1900-1968, American

This original etching by Levon West measures 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed, numbered and titled. Levon West studied at the Art Students League with Joseph Pennell, who greatly encouraged him to pursue his etching career which he did by traveling to Spain for a year to study techniques used by the masters. His first important etching came as a sketch of Charles Lindberg's plane, the "Spirit of St. Louis" which he presented to the New York Times the day after Lindberg's famous trans-Atlantic flight. The etching was front page news. From there Wests' career took off.

Drawing

Church Fair Bill
1872- c.1950, American

A sketch of a church fair bill with Mt. Monadnock in the background by Dexter Dawes measures 10 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches.