(1828 - 1912)
Adalbert John Volck was active/lived in Maryland / Germany. Adalbert Volck is known for caricature, still life, landscape painting.
Biography Adalbert Volck
Dr. Adalbert Johann Volck published many illustrations in the Baltimore Sun during the Civil War and was the nemesis of Thomas Nash. Volck countered every Union political illustration printed in New York from Nash with an equally poignant one of the rape and pillage of the South. Volck was powerfully Southern in his political views, his hatred of Lincoln, and his loathing of Lincoln's infamous generals and the wanton destruction of the South. He was arrested and put in jail at Fort McHenry, Maryland (not confirmed).
Much of his work in support of the Southern cause was deliberately destroyed, but some of his Confederate Sketches survive in the Pratt and Peabody Libraries' special collections in B
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