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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

Portrait of a Young Boy

This is a remarkable portrait painted in oil on cradled board, measuring 15 1/2 x 11 5/8 inches. This painting bears the faint signature and date "J. B. Greuze 1776" leading us to believe it may be painted by the French master Jean Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805), although we have been unable to authenticate it. Because of this we are listing it as "European School", but it really is quite well painted and in the very distinct style of Greuze.

Print

Filling the Cradle
1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 prints from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 7 x 4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. The "Gold Rush" series were images portraying gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker, studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.

Drawing

View of Monadnock from Roxbury
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing of a distant view of Mt. Monadnock measures 4 x 13 3/8 inches. Done with a very fine hand, it suggests a bright, sunny summer day. The image is on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper with location info written in the artist's hand.