Charles Joseph Carlson
(1860 - 1929)
Charles Joseph Carlson was active/lived in California. Charles Carlson is known for portrait, landscape, still life.
Biography Charles Joseph Carlson
Charles Joseph Carlson was born to American parents in Gothenburg, Sweden, on October 20, 1860. He arrived in America with his parents in 1860, settling in San Francisco, California.
His drawing began at an early age. Studying under the aegis of Virgil Williams, he entered the School of Design at age fourteen. Having excelled at his studies, the schools committee appointed him as Professor Williams teaching assistant at age seventeen. He taught at the Sacramento School of Design from 1885 to 1886 before returning to San Francisco. It was at his #523 Pine Street studio that he devoted his energies with portraiture.
Carlsons work included still lifes and landscapes, as well as portraits. His exhibitions include the School of De
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