John Quincy Adams - Early Works

Husar 1889

Equestrian portrait of a hussar on horseback, the horse depicted during a jump. Hussar's right hand is raised, a saber dangles from it. Pen and ink drawing on paper ?? x ?? cm Signature: Adams 29.3. 89. Inscribed in [...]

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Farmstead 1893

. Farmstead in mountain landscape. Wooden shingle-roofed farmhouse with plastered stone walls with arched door and two small windows. Behind, a farm building with open entrance and a threshing floor, to which a grassy ramp [...]

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Academic study of a young man in suit 1893

Academic study. Chest portrait of a young man in a suit and dotted tie; front view, lowered gaze. Charcoal on dark paper 47 x 34 cm Signature: Adams 93 Private collection Austria. This drawing is from a portfolio [...]

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Acad. head study 1894

Academic study. Head portrait of a young lady en face, head with curled hair, tied behind, slightly turned to the right, looking towards the viewer. Charcoal on paper 41 x 29 cm Signature: Adams Kupferstichkabinett [...]

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Acad. red chalk study 1894

Academic study. Head portrait of a young man with long hair; side view, energetic look, not looking at the viewer. Red chalk heightened with white. Red chalk on paper ?? x ?? cm Signature: Adams 94 Private collection [...]

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Acad. male nude study 1894/95

Academic study. Male nude standing viewed from behind. Left leg stretched forward, head turned down. In both hands holding a long staff. Charcoal on paper 33 x 15 cm Signature: Adams Museum der Moderne Salzburg. This [...]

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Two male nude studies 1894/96

Academic study of two male nudes. Left nude shown from left side-rear, kneeling with his right leg bent, right hand on chin, elbow resting on knee. Right nude in 3/4 front view, only the torso fully executed. Torso inclined [...]

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Academic study of a young lady in a black dress 1894

Academic Study. Bust portrait of a young lady in a black dress, the shoulder area padded out, the black locks of hair falling into her face; front view, head turned slightly sideways, looking into the distance. Charcoal [...]

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Two Elves pre-1900

. Two winged, slender naked girls, the right one in frontal view, the left one in side view, their left and right hands, respectively, intertwined, are standing in the forest looking at two butterflies. The left [...]

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Mary Teltscher, sister of the artist before 1900

. Almost full body portrait in sitting position, looking at the viewer. The sitter is seated on a red velvet armchair with a low, semicircular backrest. She is wearing an opulent white silk ball gown with puff sleeves that [...]

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Martha rebukes her vain sister (copy after Lupicini) 1899

Biblical scene. A beautiful young woman sits at a table covered with red cloth, on it a mirror, jewelry box and other precious objects. She looks at the viewer with a smile. She is dressed in a blue and white robe richly [...]

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Romeo and Juliet (copy after H.v. Angeli) pre-1900. Lost!

Romeo and Juliet scene. Juliet on a balcony, Romeo underneath her, standing on a wall, handing her a bunch of flowers. Likely faithful copy of a 1871 painting by Heinrich von Angeli (see picture background). Oil on canvas [...]

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Female back nude with vase 1899

. For description see below. Pastel (mixed media) 94 x 114 cm Signature: J Quincy Ɑdams 99 I.I. Unknown private collection.

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May Day in Normandy ca. 1900

. for picture description see below. Oil on wood 35 x 27 cm Signature: John Q. Ɑdams unknown private collection (likely Austria)

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Marshland in Grado 1900

Wide lagoon landscape crossed by canals with sparse yellow-green vegetation. In the foreground two boats on the bank of a narrow canal, moored to wooden stakes. In the left background a sailing ship with a red-white-red sail. [...]

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Girl head (saint) 1900.

Head portrait of a young girl with halo. View from the right, She is looking far from the viewer into the distance. Hair attached to the head with a braid, falling on her left side. Oil on wood 32 x 24 cm Signature: [...]

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Surrender (girl head) 1900.

Half portrait of a young girl with arms crossed over the chest, looking to the sky. Oil on wood 67 x 50 cm Signature: John Quincy Ɑdams. Painting lost. Photo: Künstlerhaus Archiv Vienna. Color insert from a [...]

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Alice Hauser 1901

. Three-quarter full-length portrait from rear/leftside view, the face shown in lateral profile, in front of turquoise-colored background. The sitter is wearing a black dress with black taffeta sleeves and a large taffeta [...]

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Angelus 1901

. For description see below. Oil on canvas 110 x 115 cm Signature: not recognizable, according to APH: sign. & dat. 1901 Unknown private collection, Austria. Image: composed of b/w reproduction (Künstlerhausarchiv) [...]

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Beer poster 1901

. Full-length portrait of a laughing young lady with raised beer mug (in her right, her left hand behind back in waitress position). She wears a red dress with white blouse and a white apron and stands in a cornfield with [...]

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The curious 1901

A group of five children in Dutch costume curiously look in through an open window. On the inner windowsill a bowl with high wavy edge. Pastel on cardboard 86 x 53 cm Signature: J. Ɑdams 8. Nov Unknown private collection. [...]

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Morning hour 1902

For description see text below. Oil on wood, 39 x 48 cm Signature: John Q. Ɑdams Volendam Illustration: Auction catalog Dorotheum Vienna 28.11.1972 Lot 598 Plate 100 Unknown private collection.

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Little Dutch girl 1902

Full-length portrait of a small Dutch girl in traditional costume with a light-colored hood and wooden shoes (clogs). The girl is standing on a quay wall, on the left the water of a canal, on the right a wooden fence. Pastel [...]

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Portrait of a Dutch child 1902

Half portrait of a child in side view from the right, face turned towards the viewer. The little girl is wearing a blue dress, on her head a white hood, her hair is tied in the back with long red ribbons. Watercolor on [...]

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Boy portrait in sailor suit 1902

Bust portrait, laterally from the right. In dark blue sailor suit with light blue white-striped envelope collar. Undershirt light blue. On his left side a dark pink ribbon. Pastel on paper on canvas, round image 53 cm [...]

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Mother with child 1900-1905

Mother with child, in a sitting position holding the child, who embraces the mother with its left arm. Mother wears a blue robe with a white veil/cape covering her head; the child is naked. In the background an almost barren [...]

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Painters wife and daughter Gladys 1902

Half portrait of a mother (Adam's wife Stefanie) changing her baby (Adam's daughter Gladys). Mother in side view, facing the baby, holding it in her hands. Hair pinned up, wearing a pink house dress with butterfly motifs, [...]

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Girl with flowerbranch ca. 1900-1905

Bust portrait of a young woman with bared breast in profile left, in front of a river landscape. She holds in her left hand a branch of flowers, on which two butterflies are sitting. The young woman wears only a white cape [...]

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Spring I ca. 1900-1905

Allegory of spring. Half portrait of a girl in side view looking to the right, the dark hair pinned up, a light cloth wrapped around the torso, the shoulders bare, the hands placed together as if in prayer. In the background [...]

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Spring II ca. 1900-1905

Allegory of spring. Half portrait of a girl in side view looking to the right, her red hair falling open over her back, on her head a golden laurel wreath. She wears a green-gold dress, which leaves the upper part of the [...]

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Cleaning the pot 1903

A woman in Dutch costume with a light skirt and dark top and with a white hood is sitting on a bench in front of a house. In her hands she holds a round pot, the rim of which she holds tightly with her left hand and the inside [...]

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At the canal I 1904

An old white-haired fisherman with a cap sits in a rowboat, between his knees he holds a little girl in Dutch costume with a white hood with wing-like flared sides. To the left of the fisherman sits an older girl, also in [...]

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Preparing breakfast 1904

. For description see below. Oil on wood, 68 x 52 cm. Signature: John Q. Ɑdams 904. Unknown private collection. Image: Künstlerhausarchiv.

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At the canal II 1905

Image description according to auction catalog: A girl sits knitting on the canal bank. Oil on canvas, 53 x 66 cm Signature: unknown, but signed and with dedication according to the auction catalog. No image available. Work [...]

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After work 1911

On a small alley lined with small one-story fishermen's cottages, a group of people in Dutch costume has gathered. Three--a man and two women--are sitting on a tree trunk, with two other women standing next to (from the viewer's [...]

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