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Artist:
Adalbert John Volck, 14 Apr 1828 - 26 Mar 1912  Search this
Sitter:
Adalbert John Volck, 14 Apr 1828 - 26 Mar 1912  Search this
Medium:
Tin relief
Dimensions:
21.5cm (8 7/16")
Accurate: 21.5cm (8 7/16")
Frame: 48.3 x 46.7 x 4.1cm (19 x 18 3/8 x 1 5/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1900
Exhibition Label:
During and after the Civil War, Volck continued to earn his livelihood from his dental practice in Baltimore, where he was well-known in the city’s social circles. He never lost his interest in the arts or the southern cause. Like his younger brother, Frederick, he turned to sculpting, working in woods and metals. A silver relief he made and dedicated to the "Brave Women of the South" was presented to Richmond’s Museum of the Confederacy in 1909. The National Portrait Gallery acquired this tin relief self-portrait in 1972.
Provenance:
Bryden B. Hyde [1914-2002]; gift to NPG 1972
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookcase  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Sculpture\Relief\Bas-relief  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Adalbert John Volck: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Adalbert John Volck: Male  Search this
Adalbert John Volck: Visual Arts\Artist\Cartoonist  Search this
Adalbert John Volck: Visual Arts\Artist\Caricaturist  Search this
Adalbert John Volck: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Adalbert John Volck: Health and Medicine\Dentist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Bryden B. Hyde
Object number:
NPG.72.100
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.72.100