Lot 2072
M. Charles (NC, 1916-1991), Mallards in Flight
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed lower left, presented in a gilt frame with linen liner.

Frame dimensions 19 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.

Private Collection, Pittsboro, North Carolina

M. Charles was the pseudonym for Donald Leary, one of the Outer Banks' most sought after painters. Leary moved to the Outer Banks from Gloucester, Virginia in the 1950s. A prolific painter, his works captured the natural landscape of the North Carolina coast before the encroachment of development.

Light surface grime; some foxing to linen liner.