1930s Fine CHARLES BUCKLES FALLS Painting FOXHOUND Dog Hunting Scene Illustrator

Charles Buckles Falls (American, 1874 - 1960)

Foxhound on the Run: A Hunting Scene

Circa 1930s - 1940s

Signed in pencil at the lower right of the image "Falls"

Watercolor and gouache on artist's board

Image size approx. 9.25 x 9.5 in.; approx. 20 x 15 in. overall

Summary of visual elements: A lively, colorful depiction of a foxhound bounding over a hilly landscape, a hunting party visible behind him

Mild soiling to blank margins and a bit of wear to extreme edges of board; these minor faults are well away from the image, and can be easily and fully matted out. The image itself is clean, fine, and attractive, with vibrant, well-preserved colors. Properly matted and framed, the overall effect will be quite handsome.

About the artist: Charles Buckles Falls, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is well known for the scores of colorful, boldly graphic posters he designed for recruitment and home front efforts during World War I and World War II. Falls also distinguished himself as an illustrator and commercial artist, working for a time as a sketch artist for the Chicago Tribune and producing magazine illustrations, murals, theater designs, and designs for furniture, carpet, and fabrics. Falls earned particular distinction and great success as an illustrator of children's books, most

Original works by the artist are quite uncommon on the market.

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