(1855 - 1940)
Charles Edward Hallberg was active/lived in Illinois / Sweden. Charles Hallberg is known for marine painting, seascape.
Biography Charles Hallberg
Charles Edward Hallberg (1855 - 1940) was born in Göteborg, Sweden on January 15, 1855. His father died not long after leaving the family almost penniless. Charles had to take a hand early in the support of himself, his mother and sister, leaving little time for attending school.
When he was twelve years old, Hallberg saw several watercolor paintings in the home of a playmate. These paintings attracted him so that he begged for the loan of crayons that he might copy them. From that time on Hallberg was passionately fond of sketching and painting, although it took many years before he could devote serious study to the effort.
At the age of seventeen, Hallberg went to sea on board a British brig; for the next ten years he served
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