Charles Chamberlain (1871-1947) - The Old Factory By The River - Oil on Board P3100
Board measures 8" x 10". The frame shown is not included.
Charles Franklin Chamberlain was an artist. He studied in Chicago, New York, and Paris. He spent several years in France studying the old masters, while following the impressionist influence of the time. While living in France, he concentrated his studies at the Academic Julian, Montmartre, Paris. He traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Eastern United States.
He was an associate member of the Society of Western Artists and participated in exhibitions in the early 1900s.
After marrying Cacia Curtiss of Cohoctah, Michigan in 1912, he settled down and began a family, while keeping active in his art studio on the second floor of their house. In 1919 C. F. took an appointment as an instructor in architectural drawing in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. In 1939 he and Cacia sold their home and moved to Pinckney, Michigan. Charles died in 1947 at the age of 75.
Information provided by Cassie Veselovsky, the artist's granddaughter.