Charles Franklin Chamberlain (1871-1947) circa 1910s - Oil on Board P2849
Unsigned, from a private collection. A sensitive and really tender landscape by an artist truly tied to his home state, Michigan. Very special.
Measures 11" x 14", frame 17 1/2" x 14 1/2".
Charles Franklin Chamberlain studied in Chicago, New York, and Paris. 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.