Artist Eliot Daingerfield (1859-1932)
Medium Oil on canvas 24"x32" (canvas size)
Price upon request
Elliot Daingerfield is considered one of North Carolina's most prolific artists. Elliot was born in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina. At 21 he moved to New York to study art. Elliot's influences included Impressionism and Romanticism in general to include the artist Ralph Albert Blakelock. In 1902, he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member, and became a full Academician in 1906. In 1971, the North Carolina Museum of Art displayed 200 of Daingerfield's paintings; the museum currently displays "Grand Canyon" and "Evening Glow."
Artist Frank Stanley Herring (1894-1966 )
Medium Graphite on paper 7"x11" (image size, unsigned)
Frank Stanley Herring was born in Pennsylvania, and established himself as a painter in New York City after having studied art in Chicago. Shortly after marrying in the early 1920’s, Herring began teaching at the Grand Central Art School in the winters while spending summers in North Carolina. In 1946 Herring and his wife helped establish the Burnsville Painting Classes. Located in the old Mount Mitchell's Boys camp in Burnsville, N.C., the school grew to national recognition over a 20 year period, continuing until 1966 when Herring died. Herring became known primarily for his water color portraits of blacks in the South.
Artist Rosebud Almand Clephane (1892-1972)
Medium Oil on canvas 19"x27" (image size)
Rosebud Almand Clephane was born in Atlanta, GA and died in Coral Gables, FL. During her career she lived in Washington, DC and Coral Gables from 1935 to 1972. She was a painter, teacher, writer, and lecturer. She studied at George Washington Univ.; Cape Cod School of Art; the Corcoran School of Art; and with Charles Hawthorne, Wayman Adams, and Henry Hensche in Paris. She exhibited throughout the 1930s and 40s principally in Florida and Washington, DC and was a member of many art organizations.
Artist Glenn Tilley Morse (1870-1950)
Medium Oil on board 12"x16" (image size)
Glenn Tilley Morse (1870-1950) was a leading figure in the establishment of the Sarasota Art Association which is now known as the Sarasota Art Center. He was also a leading figure in the Episcopal Church and was an ordained priest. He lead a very interesting life and his artwork is rather rare and sought after particularly among Florida art collectors looking for artists associated with the Sarasota Art Association. This work is signed and dated in the lower left and inscribed on the rear with full information.
Artist Likely Georgia foundry (maker unknown)
Year Mid to late 19th century
Medium Castiron measuring approximately 18" tall
Sought after "black butler" castiron andirons. These andirons were popular in the south before and after the Civil War and lasted in popularity until the late 19th century.
Artist Louis Wolchonok (1898-1973)
Medium Watercolor on paper 17.25"x23" (image size)
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art. He taught at the City College of New York and the Craft Students League from the 1930s until the last year of his life, authoring three books on composition and design.
Artist James Augustus McLean (1904-1989)
Medium Graphite on paper 11.5"x15.75" (image size)
James McLean was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, into a large family of a stone- cutter. In April 1923, he began five years of classes at the PAFA’s summer school at Chester Springs. He studied in Philadelphia under Daniel Garber, Charles Garner, and Joseph Pearson. In 1929, McLean was drawn back to North Carolina, where he set up and taught single handedly The Southern School of Creative Arts in Raleigh. Mclean supervised the programs for the Art Center in Raleigh which opened in 1936. McLean used Impressionism and more avant-garde methods in his work, while maintaining realism.