(1830 - 1889)
Charles H. Chapin was active/lived in New York, California, Louisiana, Massachusetts. Charles Chapin is known for landscape painting, illustrator-Civil War.
Biography Charles Chapin
Charles Chapin had studios in Boston, New York City, New Orleans, Los
Angeles and San Francisco. Appearing to change locations
continually, he had an itinerant career as an illustrator, art teacher
and painter of portraits and landscapes in oil and watercolor.
painted landscapes that reflect the drama and emotional expression
characteristic of 19th-century landscape painting, especially the
excitement over natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon and scenes in
the Adirondack Mountains. He was also noted for his portrait of Polish
actress Helena Modjeska , posed when she played the role of Mary Queen
of Scots. In New Orleans he did Creole subjects.
a founder of the Lotus Club in New York Ci
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