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 Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe (c.1870) under Charles-François Daubigny (see AskART) probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli (see AskART) in Naples, Italy.

Print

Sand Dunes
1890-1961, American

This etching by Alfred Edel measures 3 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed and titled. Albert Edel was known for his seascapes of Provincetown, MA.

Drawing

The Bibliophile

Pastel on blue-green toned paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1840, unsigned, in the original gilt frame. (M)