Celebrating Frank Duveneck, Catalog of Paintings

The Schlachter Archives, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University

1. Portrait of Harry Niehaus, artist's brother-in-law

Signed lower right: FD (Frank Duveneck)
Oil on canvas
Gift of the People of Northern Kentucky to the Kenton County Library, 1967
2. Portrait of Molly Duveneck, artists's sister

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Gift of the People of Northern Kentucky to the Kenton County Library, 1967
3. Portrait of John Duveneck, artist's brother

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Gift of the People of Northern Kentucky to the Kenton County Library, 1967
Exhibited: "Frank Duveneck Exhibition," Chapellier Gallery, New York City, 1972. "Cradle of the Arts Exhibit," Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington, Kentucky, 1990
4. Portrait of a Lady

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck, although some attribute this work to his wife, Elizabeth Boott Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Gift of the People of Northern Kentucky to the Kenton County Library, 1967
5. Portrait of Frank B. Duveneck as a child

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Painted in 1887 in Italy
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Duveneck to the Kenton County Library, 1967
6. Lady in Red Dress

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Painted in Paris about 1888
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Duveneck to the Kenton County Library, 1967
7. Virgin Mary

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Gift of Hope Duveneck Williams, Elizabeth Duveneck Dana, Bernard H. Duveneck and Francis B. Duveneck, the artist's grandchildren, to the Kenton County Library, 1989
8. East Gloucester: View from a Hill

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Duveneck to the Kenton County Library, 1987
Exhibited: "Kentucky Painters from the Frontier Era to the Great War Exhibition," University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, Kentucky, 1981. "Frank Duveneck: the Gloucester Years Exhibition," Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1987
9. Trees, Polling, Bavaria

Signed lower left: FD (Frank Duveneck)
Oil on canvas
Painted about 1887
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Duveneck to the Kenton County Library, 1967
Exhibited: "Kentucky Painters from the Frontier Era to the Great War Exhibition," University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, Kentucky, 1981. "19th Century Kentucky Painters," Hammer Galleries, New York City, 1983. "Cradle of the Arts Exhibit," Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington, Kentucky, 1990.
10. Portrait of the Artist's Mother, Catherine Siemers Duveneck

Signed upper left: F. Duveneck, 1902
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Christopher Gist Historical Society to Northern Kentucky State College
11. Portrait of a Man

Signed lower right: FD (Frank Duveneck)
Oil on canvas
On loan courtesy of Kimberly Owens Plummer
12. Brittany Woman

Signed lower left: F Duveneck
Oil on canvas
On loan courtesy of Kimberly Owens Plummer
13. Unknown Woman

Signed lower right: F Duveneck, '86
Oil on canvas
On loan courtesy of Kimberly Owens Plummer
14. Devou Park

Signed in Pencil on verso: Duveneck
Oil on board
On loan courtesy of Nathan and Mary Lee Smith
15. Native American Woman

Unsigned: attributed to Frank Duveneck
Oil on canvas
On loan courtesy of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Cody
16. Student Sketch of Plaster Mask

Signed lower right: Dixie Seldon, April 1887
Charcoal on Paper
Gift of the Christopher Gist Historical Society to Northern Kentucky State College

We wish to thank the following for the loan of their Duveneck collections:

  • The Kenton County Library
  • Nathan and Mary Lee Smith
  • Kimberly Owens Plummer
  • Dr. and Mrs. Robert Cody

We wish to thank the Christopher Gist Historical Society for their continual support of the W. Frank Steely Library.

We also wish to thank David Golden '97 for the loan of his profile relief sculptures of Frank Duveneck. For more information, email Studiocg@zoomtown.com.

Read the Frank Duveneck Presentation by Dr. Kim Allen-Kattus.

All photo credits: Tim Sofranko, Northern Kentucky University.

Steely Library phone number:  859.572.5457