(1861 - 1923)
Charles Harold L MacDonald was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Virginia, Wisconsin. Charles MacDonald is known for Portrait painter, illustrator, sculptor.
Biography Charles MacDonald
The following biography is from Tim Miller:
Charles Harold L. Macdonald (Harold L. Macdonald) was born May 13 1861 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He studied in Paris with Gustave Boulanger and Jules Lefebvre and lived in Washington D.C., from 1890-1923. For sheer painterly dexterity and profundity of characterization, Harold L. Macdonald was unmatched among Washington portraitists of the period. Although his known works are few, scattered and rather inaccessible, Harold Macdonald was one of the Capital's most sought after portraitists, numbering among his sitters, Simon Newcomb, George Cortelyou, Alexander McCue and Archie Burr.
While these official portraits out of necessity emphasize likeness, they invariably are strong studies i
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