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Charles Hargens Mare and Foal Horse Painting on Board



Painting by famed American illustrator, Charles Hargens The painting features two horses - a mare and her foal in a grassy field. The back say Advertising for Weiller Co. Philapa Charles Hagens Image size is 16” tall by 20” wide. It was originally obtained as a gift from Charles Martignette, an extraordinary collector of illustration art. This is one of a group of horse paintings that Charles Martignette gave my client. According to Heritage Auction House: When maverick collector and historian Charles Martignette passed away in February 2008, his collection was already the stuff of legend, containing multiple canvasses by every major name in American illustration art from the last century. Charles Hargens Biography from the Archives of askART A magazine illustrator of western stories and, histories, Charles Hargens was also a guest instructor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Design. He was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota and grew up in the West, which gave him first-hand data for his later western illustrations. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and was a member of the Society of Illustrators and the Philadelphia Sketch Club. He became an illustrator of magazines, history books, and western stories and worked for publishers including MacMilland and Doubleday. In 1940, he moved to the town of Carversville in Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Sources: Peter Hastings Falk (Editor), Who Was Who in American Art Unidentified article, "Students of Daniel Garber (1880-1958)" additional information courtesy of John Novack, New Hope, Pennsylvania.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.25 in. (51.44 cm)Width: 23.82 in. (60.51 cm)Depth: .83 in. (2.11 cm)
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  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Miami Beach, FL
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    1stDibs: LU1946320226402

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