(1879 - 1970)
Charles Bittinger was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Massachusetts. Charles Bittinger is known for military illustration, landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Charles Bittinger
Charles Bittinger was born on June 27, 1879. Originally from Washington D.C., he studied for two years at MIT, with the intention of becoming a scientist. He then switched to art, and went off to Paris to study at various French art schools, among them the École des Beaux-Arts. There he married a concert singer named Edith Gay, and returned to the U.S. to study at the Art Students League. During World War I, he was one of the artists who studied at a camouflage training school established in New York by William Andrew MacKay (Yates 1919). He also worked for the U.S. Navy at Eastman Kodak Laboratories with physicist Loyd A. Jones on the development of low visibility ship camouflage.
Between the wars, Bittinger relocated to Washington
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