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Charles Alvah Walker, American1848-1925

Charles Alvah Walker, American1848-1925


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1900: Item # 1414549
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Oil on canvas laid down on masonite, signed. 12" x 18" image size and framed. Inscribed verso. Bio from ask art: From "New Hampshire Scenery" by Catherine Campbell 1985: Walker, Charles Alvah Born Loudon, NH 1848 Died Brookline, MA 1925 Walker was a versatile artist who used oils, etching, wood and steel engraving, and monotype as media for expression. He exhibited at the NAD from 1884 to 1892 as well as at the Boston Art Club and Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association. From Smithsonian 1997 exhibit and book released by Dr. Joann Moser on August 3 at the National Museum of American Art: "Charles Alvah Walker invented the term "monotype" about 1880..."Exhibition entitled Singular Impressions: The Monotype" in America included works by Walker along with those of William Merritt Chase, Frank Duveneck, Maurice Prendergast, Richard Diebenkorn, and Jasper Johns. The majority of oils by Walker were pastoral or White Mountain scenes in the Campton and Sandwich Range area of New Hampshire.