Edward Volkman Figurative Art - The First Piano Lesson
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Edward Volkman
The First Piano Lesson



Absolutely charming vintage watercolor painting by Edward F. Volkman (American b-1887) after "The First Piano Lesson", after, the French artist Jules Alexis Muenier (1863-1942). Signed "Volkman" center left margin. Presented in a rustic vintage gold-tone wood frame. Image, 9"H x 7"W. Edward Volkman was Born in New Jersey in 1887, he was a painter and Lithographer. His painting were on many magazine covers during the 1920's; such as Everbody's Magazine and was the the artist for the 1932 Christmas Seal & Charity Stamp Society, stamp. The 1932 U.S. Christmas seal (Stamp) was designed by Edward F. Volkman and pictured a pair of Christmas carolers in the snow. The models for the seal were Volkman’s children, Carol, age 7, and George, age 3. He also held a patent for a woman's lipstick adjustable device, for the photographer or makeup artist, to apply even professional lipstick on a woman's lips.


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  • Condition Details
    Painting - excellent with some age toning to paper. Frame - rustic with some wear to the gold tone.
  • Dimensions
    H 10.38 in. x W 8.13 in. x D .88 in.H 26.37 cm x W 20.66 cm x D 2.24 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
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