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Naval painter, Etcher, Painter, Water color painter, b. 1864 - d. 1940

(b Lynn, Massachusetts, 1864; d 1940) American Painter and Illustrator. Charles Herbert Woodbury’s artistic talent was apparent from an early age; he began sketching at the age of six, sold his first oil painting at fifteen and became the youngest ever member of the Boston Art Club at just seventeen. At the urging of his parents he studied engineering at MIT but he continued to paint. Woodbury’s work was extremely successful even as he was still in school, so upon his graduation he became a full time artist and art teacher. Woodbury’s contributions to the field of art education were immense, he taught at a number of institutions and composed a many instructional treatises. His summers were spent in Ogunquit, Maine where he taught at his own school and was influential in creating a strong art community. His most famous works are seascapes and landscapes of the New England coast.

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          • Charles Herbert Woodbury, "House, Coastal Maine"sold
            Sep. 15, 2023

            Charles Herbert Woodbury, "House, Coastal Maine"

            Est: $200 - $300

            (American, 1864-1940) copperplate engraving, 1883, signed in plate l.l.c. Sheet: 12"h x 16"w Sight: 5-3/4"h x 10"w

            Nye & Company
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Derby Wharf, Salem., Etching on paper, 18.5" x 12" sight. Framed 26" x 20".sold
            Sep. 15, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Derby Wharf, Salem., Etching on paper, 18.5" x 12" sight. Framed 26" x 20".

            Est: $400 - $600

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 Derby Wharf, Salem. Signed in pencil lower right "Chas. Herbert Woodbury". An early and rare etching by the artist.

            Eldred's
          • Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor paintingsold
            Sep. 10, 2023

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor painting

            Est: $260 - $340

            ARTIST: Charles Herbert Woodbury (Maine, Massachusetts, 1864 - 1940) NAME: Beach Scene MEDIUM: watercolor on paper CONDITION: Minor foxing. Some age toning. SIGHT SIZE: 5 x 6 inches / 12 x 15 cm PAPER SIZE: 6 x 10 inches / 15 x 25 cm SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: antique vintage painting AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 118401 US Shipping $42 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, an industrial city about ten miles north of Boston, Charles Woodbury remains among the most influential artists to work in Ogunquit, Maine and in Boston. He taught more than 4,000 students including ones at Wellesley College, had more than 100 solo exhibitions, and wrote three widely read art education books. He remains a strong influence on art education.Woodbury was from a comfortable, well-established family. He sold his first oil painting when he was 15 and at age 17 in 1884, was the youngest person ever elected to the Boston Art Club. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and credited Ross Turner, his watercolor instructor, as launching his painting career.As a young resident painter of Lynn, he was a leader among his artist colleagues in the formal application of paint in beach and marsh scenes, a unique subject for that time. Immediately after graduating from MIT, he set up a studio at 22 School Street in Boston near Charles Green, his close friend and painting colleague. They determined to make a living only from their painting, and they succeeded.His formal art training began in 1890 when he, a newly married man, enrolled in the Academie Julian in Paris and stayed for a year. Returning to the Boston area, he became a prominent plein-air painter and living until 1940 embraced Impressionism.

            Broward Auction Gallery LLC
          • Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor paintingsold
            Sep. 10, 2023

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor painting

            Est: $600 - $750

            ARTIST: Charles Herbert Woodbury (Maine, Massachusetts, 1864 - 1940) NAME: Cityscape - Paris Canal YEAR: 1891 MEDIUM: watercolor on heavy paper CONDITION: Some minor foxing and scattered dark spots. Some age toning. (see pictures carefully) SIGHT SIZE: 11 x 15 inches / 27 x 38 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: antique vintage painting AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 118400 US Shipping $49 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, an industrial city about ten miles north of Boston, Charles Woodbury remains among the most influential artists to work in Ogunquit, Maine and in Boston. He taught more than 4,000 students including ones at Wellesley College, had more than 100 solo exhibitions, and wrote three widely read art education books. He remains a strong influence on art education.Woodbury was from a comfortable, well-established family. He sold his first oil painting when he was 15 and at age 17 in 1884, was the youngest person ever elected to the Boston Art Club. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and credited Ross Turner, his watercolor instructor, as launching his painting career.As a young resident painter of Lynn, he was a leader among his artist colleagues in the formal application of paint in beach and marsh scenes, a unique subject for that time. Immediately after graduating from MIT, he set up a studio at 22 School Street in Boston near Charles Green, his close friend and painting colleague. They determined to make a living only from their painting, and they succeeded.His formal art training began in 1890 when he, a newly married man, enrolled in the Academie Julian in Paris and stayed for a year. Returning to the Boston area, he became a prominent plein-air painter and living until 1940 embraced Impressionism.

            Broward Auction Gallery LLC
          • CHARLES H. WOODBURY OIL ON BOARD, SEASCAPE.sold
            Sep. 06, 2023

            CHARLES H. WOODBURY OIL ON BOARD, SEASCAPE.

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864 - 1940) oil on board depicting cresting waves on a New England coast, signed lower left, Charles H. Woodbury, with brass name plaque on frame. Board 8.25”H x 10.25”W, Overall in a gilt gesso frame with linen fillets 13.5”H x 15.5”W.

            William Smith Auctions
          • CHARLES H. WOODBURY OIL ON BOARD, MAINE INLET.sold
            Sep. 06, 2023

            CHARLES H. WOODBURY OIL ON BOARD, MAINE INLET.

            Est: $1,200 - $1,800

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864 - 1940) oil on board, colorful depiction of the Maine Coast in bold brushstrokes, signed and titled on reverse, 'Charles H. Woodbury, Maine Inlet'. Board 10’’H x 14”W, Overall in a contemporary gilt gesso frame 13.5”H x 17.5”W.

            William Smith Auctions
          • CHARLES H. WOODBURY OIL ON BOARD, SEASCAPE.sold
            Sep. 06, 2023

            CHARLES H. WOODBURY OIL ON BOARD, SEASCAPE.

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864 - 1940) oil on board depicting crashing waves in a green and blue palette, brass artist’s plaque on reverse and exhibition provenance. Board 8.75”H x 12”W, Overall in contemporary frame 14”H x 17”W.

            William Smith Auctions
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (American, 1864-1940)sold
            Aug. 29, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (American, 1864-1940)

            Est: $9,000 - $12,000

            "FIRST SNOW". Oil on canvas depicting a snowy landscape with low hills. Signed lower left "Woodbury". Vose Galleries Boston label on reverse with artist information and title. Plaque at center bottom of frame with title and artist with dates. Housed in an ebonized molded frame with gilt liner. SIZE: 29 1/2" x 36". Overall is 38" x 45". CONDITION: painting has been relined and professionally cleaned. (05-692/TG). $9,000-12,000.

            Poulin Antiques & Auctions
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (American, 1864-1940)sold
            Aug. 29, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (American, 1864-1940)

            Est: $4,000 - $6,500

            "A BEACH SCENE". Oil on artist board, signed lower right "Charles H. Woodbury". Housed in a molded gold wood frame. SIZE: Work is 9" x 12". Overall is 14 1/2" x 17 1/2". CONDITION: very good to excellent. (05-121/JJ). $4,000-6,500.

            Poulin Antiques & Auctions
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (ME/MA, 1864-1940)sold
            Aug. 25, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (ME/MA, 1864-1940)

            Est: $600 - $800

            "Easterly Coming", 1925, etching on cream paper, pencil signed lower left in margin, in a gold leaf cove form frame with mat, glazed, OS: 17" x 21", Plate: 8 3/4" x 10 7/8". Not examined outside of frame.

            Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
          • Charles H. Woodbury (1864-1940, MA) etchingsold
            Aug. 20, 2023

            Charles H. Woodbury (1864-1940, MA) etching

            Est: $200 - $300

            titled "Edge of Closing", ed. 100, #2. An excellent impression. Second print of 100, signed lower left in plate and lower left in pencil in margin. #2/100. Sight size 6 1/2" x 7 3/4", overall in a high quality frame with UV glass 16 1/4" x 17 1/4".

            Marion Antique Auctions
          • Charles H. Woodbury, (1864-1940) etching titledsold
            Aug. 20, 2023

            Charles H. Woodbury, (1864-1940) etching titled

            Est: $200 - $300

            "Old Willows". Ed. 100, signed in plate lower right and pencil signed lower left. Sight size 9 1/2" x 11", overall housed in a high quality gilded frame with gilded liner and UV glass 15 1/2" x 17".

            Marion Antique Auctions
          • Lone Pine, Attributed Charles Woodbury (1864 - 1940).sold
            Aug. 05, 2023

            Lone Pine, Attributed Charles Woodbury (1864 - 1940).

            Est: $300 - $500

            Oil on board, 23 x 13 inches. Found with a collection of studies by Woodbury. Framed. Accompanied with a portfolio of Woodbury sketches

            Casco Bay Auctions
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Waves crashing against a rocky coast., Oil on canvas, 20" x 27". Framed 25" x 33".sold
            Jul. 28, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Waves crashing against a rocky coast., Oil on canvas, 20" x 27". Framed 25" x 33".

            Est: $6,000 - $9,000

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 Waves crashing against a rocky coast. Signed lower right "Chas. H. Woodbury".

            Eldred's
          • ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Dog Head Rock., Oil on canvas, 21.5" x 26.5". Framed 28" x 32".sold
            Jul. 28, 2023

            ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Dog Head Rock., Oil on canvas, 21.5" x 26.5". Framed 28" x 32".

            Est: $2,500 - $3,500

            ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 Dog Head Rock. Unsigned.

            Eldred's
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Seascape., Oil on board, 9" x 13". Framed 14" x 18".sold
            Jul. 28, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Seascape., Oil on board, 9" x 13". Framed 14" x 18".

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 Seascape. Signed lower right "Charles H. Woodbury".

            Eldred's
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), "Green"., Oil on canvas, 8" x 10". Framed 10" x 12".sold
            Jul. 28, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), "Green"., Oil on canvas, 8" x 10". Framed 10" x 12".

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 "Green". Unsigned. Artist identified on label verso for Vose Galleries, Boston.

            Eldred's
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Mid-ocean., Etching on paper, 7.25" x 10.75". Framed 14" x 18".sold
            Jul. 28, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Mid-ocean., Etching on paper, 7.25" x 10.75". Framed 14" x 18".

            Est: $500 - $1,000

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 Mid-ocean. Signed in pencil lower left "Chas H. Woodbury".

            Eldred's
          • CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Seascape., Oil on canvas, 17" x 21". Framed 23.5" x 27".sold
            Jul. 28, 2023

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940), Seascape., Oil on canvas, 17" x 21". Framed 23.5" x 27".

            Est: $5,000 - $7,000

            CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY Maine/Massachusetts, 1864-1940 Seascape. Signed lower right "Woodbury".

            Eldred's
          • Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor paintingsold
            Jun. 11, 2023

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor painting

            Est: $280 - $360

            ARTIST: Charles Herbert Woodbury (Maine, Massachusetts, 1864 - 1940) NAME: Beach Scene MEDIUM: watercolor on paper CONDITION: Minor foxing. Some age toning. SIGHT SIZE: 5 x 6 inches / 12 x 15 cm PAPER SIZE: 6 x 10 inches / 15 x 25 cm SIGNATURE: unsigned CATEGORY: antique vintage painting AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 118401 US Shipping $42 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, an industrial city about ten miles north of Boston, Charles Woodbury remains among the most influential artists to work in Ogunquit, Maine and in Boston. He taught more than 4,000 students including ones at Wellesley College, had more than 100 solo exhibitions, and wrote three widely read art education books. He remains a strong influence on art education.Woodbury was from a comfortable, well-established family. He sold his first oil painting when he was 15 and at age 17 in 1884, was the youngest person ever elected to the Boston Art Club. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and credited Ross Turner, his watercolor instructor, as launching his painting career.As a young resident painter of Lynn, he was a leader among his artist colleagues in the formal application of paint in beach and marsh scenes, a unique subject for that time. Immediately after graduating from MIT, he set up a studio at 22 School Street in Boston near Charles Green, his close friend and painting colleague. They determined to make a living only from their painting, and they succeeded.His formal art training began in 1890 when he, a newly married man, enrolled in the Academie Julian in Paris and stayed for a year. Returning to the Boston area, he became a prominent plein-air painter and living until 1940 embraced Impressionism.

            Broward Auction Gallery LLC
          • Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor paintingsold
            Jun. 11, 2023

            Charles Herbert Woodbury (ME,MA,1864-1940) watercolor painting

            Est: $625 - $750

            ARTIST: Charles Herbert Woodbury (Maine, Massachusetts, 1864 - 1940) NAME: Cityscape - Paris Canal YEAR: 1891 MEDIUM: watercolor on heavy paper CONDITION: Some minor foxing and scattered dark spots. Some age toning. (see pictures carefully) SIGHT SIZE: 11 x 15 inches / 27 x 38 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower right CATEGORY: antique vintage painting AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 118400 US Shipping $49 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, an industrial city about ten miles north of Boston, Charles Woodbury remains among the most influential artists to work in Ogunquit, Maine and in Boston. He taught more than 4,000 students including ones at Wellesley College, had more than 100 solo exhibitions, and wrote three widely read art education books. He remains a strong influence on art education.Woodbury was from a comfortable, well-established family. He sold his first oil painting when he was 15 and at age 17 in 1884, was the youngest person ever elected to the Boston Art Club. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and credited Ross Turner, his watercolor instructor, as launching his painting career.As a young resident painter of Lynn, he was a leader among his artist colleagues in the formal application of paint in beach and marsh scenes, a unique subject for that time. Immediately after graduating from MIT, he set up a studio at 22 School Street in Boston near Charles Green, his close friend and painting colleague. They determined to make a living only from their painting, and they succeeded.His formal art training began in 1890 when he, a newly married man, enrolled in the Academie Julian in Paris and stayed for a year. Returning to the Boston area, he became a prominent plein-air painter and living until 1940 embraced Impressionism.

            Broward Auction Gallery LLC
          • Charles H. Woodbury (1864-1940) etching marine scesold
            May. 20, 2023

            Charles H. Woodbury (1864-1940) etching marine sce

            Est: $200 - $300

            Charles H. Woodbury (1864-1940) etching marine scene, 6 by 7.5 inches, signed lower left, "Charles H. Woodbury," framed. Condition: Very good

            Blackwood March Auctioneers
          • CHARLES WOODBURY (1864-1940)sold
            May. 07, 2023

            CHARLES WOODBURY (1864-1940)

            Est: $100 - $300

            "Schooner / Sailing Downwind" etching 14 x 16 inches (overall)

            John McInnis Auctioneers
          • Charles Woodbury, Am. 1864-1940, Four Works: 1] Woman Eating, c. 1915 2] Two Men, c. 1915 3] Woman at Table, 1915 4] Lounge Study, 1-4] Crayon on paper, framed under glass, 1] 7 1/2" x 5 3/4" actual, 15 5/8" x 12 5/8" frsold
            Apr. 01, 2023

            Charles Woodbury, Am. 1864-1940, Four Works: 1] Woman Eating, c. 1915 2] Two Men, c. 1915 3] Woman at Table, 1915 4] Lounge Study, 1-4] Crayon on paper, framed under glass, 1] 7 1/2" x 5 3/4" actual, 15 5/8" x 12 5/8" fr

            Est: $1,200 - $1,800

            Charles Woodbury Am., 1864-1940 Four Works: 1] Woman Eating, c. 1915 2] Two Men, c. 1915 3] Woman at Table, 1915 4] Lounge Study 1-4] Crayon on paper, framed under glass 1] Dated l.r., exhibition label verso 2] Dated u.l., exhibition label verso 3] Dated l.l. 4] Dated u.r., biographical printout attached verso

            Barridoff Auctions
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