Charles A Fraser
(1782 - 1860)
Charles A. Fraser was active/lived in South Carolina. Charles Fraser is known for portrait, still life, and landscape painting.
Biography Charles A. Fraser
Known for his realistic miniature portraits with much linear detail,
flat coloring, and stippled technique, Charles Fraser completed more
than five-hundred miniatures, most of them with dark gray
backgrounds. He did a few landscapes, sometimes as backgrounds
for his portraiture such as in the painting of James R. Pringle,
the 1820s to 1840s, he did watercolor sketches of local plantations,
and small oil paintings
of Northern landscapes including Niagara Falls and a panoramic view of
Richmond, Virginia, 1817.
His miniature depiction of the Marquis de Lafayette, painted for
Lafayette's return to Charleston in 1825, is in the Municipal Building
Fraser was born in South Car
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