Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed lower right, unframed.
Stretcher size 20 x 28 in.
Some rubbing to wrapped edges of canvas; light surface grime; (3) small paint flakes at lower left edge.
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.