Arthur B. Carles, Hove To

Arthur B. Carles, Sr.: Hove To (1935) Oil on canvas
Title
Hove To
Date
1935
Medium
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Gift of Bill Scott in memory of his father, 2012
Dimensions
18" x 22"
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  • I am so thrilled to see this maritime oil painting by my great grandfather, Arthur Beecher Carles, Sr.! I have many of his maritime etchings and watercolors but have never seen an oil. My father, D. Craig Johns, also a painter, always talked about his grandfather's oil paintings of ships that hung in their house in Philadelphia when he was growing up. He always regretted that his mother, Sara Carles Johns, also a painter, student of her brother, Arthur B. Carles Jr. and others at PAFA and teacher at The Barnes Foundation, had not kept those paintings.
    Kate Johns