(1882 - 1956)
Carl Arthur Faille was active/lived in California, Connecticut, Michigan, Rhode Island. Carl Faille is known for landscape painting, graphic arts, crafts, art education.
Biography Carl Faille
Charles Arthur Failles, AKA Carl Arthur Faille, was born on 17 February 1882 in Detroit, Michigan, a son of Charles Arthur and Cordelia Leduc Failles. The Failles family operated the Failles Silk and Ostrich Feather Dye Works for four generations, according to a Newport, Rhode Island newspaper. The Failles family reportedly came to Detroit about 1850 from Laprairie, Quebec, Canada, though it was more likely after 1861, as Charles Sr. and his father, also Charles, are listed in the 1861 Canadian census. Charles and Cordelia married on 13 December 1868 in a French Catholic church in Detroit, Michigan. Charles is listed in Detroit city directories as an "Ostrich Feather Dyer" in 1881, with a notation that he had won a First P
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