Louis Charles Vogt Watercolor Painting, Early 20th Century
Louis Charles Vogt (Cincinnati, 1864 – 1939)
General “Mad Anthony” Wayne Addressing the First Losantville (Cincinnati) Legislature, circa 1900
Watercolor painting on paper mounted on paperboard
Signed to lower center
Inscribed “General Wayne First Governor of Ohio Addressing First Losantville Legislature” to verso
Contextual documentations included
Louis Charles Vogt studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy with Frank Duveneck and Charles Meurer. He continued his studies with Henry Siddons Mowbray in New York City. While maintaining a stuidio in Cincinnati, Vogt traveled as an illustrator for Harper’s and Century magazines. During his life, the artist exhibited his work at the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Academy of Design, the Boston Art Club, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, among other institutions.
- toning to sheet; moderate water staining throughout the composition; minor abrasion to lower left; abrasion with staining to upper left; moderate loss of paper to upper left; loss and disintegration of sheet through center; wear, abrasions and water staining to verso of board; minor wear to frame; minor tears to verso.
- measures frame; sight measures 19.75" W x 13.5" H.