(1861 - 1938)
Charles Jacob Hittell was active/lived in California. Charles Hittell is known for western landscape, figure, animal.
Biography Charles Hittell
Charles Hittell was known for his paintings of California adobes and western landscapes as well as figures, portraits and seascapes.
He was a native of California, born in San Francisco in 1861. The mansion at 808 Turk Street where he was raised was for many years a gathering place for the prominent citizens of San Francisco. His father, Theodore Hittell, was a prominent lawyer and respected historian who was the author of a four volume "History of California". His parents created a culturally stimulating environment for Charles and his brother, Franklin, and sister, Catherine, including providing them with drawing lessons as children. A portrait by Charles of his father is in the California Historical Society.
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