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Charles Merck

 (born 1826)
Charles Merck was active/lived in California.  Charles Merck is known for portrait painting.

Biography   Charles Merck

Charles Merck was born in Prussia in 1826. Merck came to California about 1867 and was a resident of San Francisco 1869-94. He was often referred to as Herr Merk.

Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1877-79; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1878.

Works held : Society of Calif. Pioneers; Shasta State Historical Museum.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); City Directory.

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