Charles Orville Engel
(1888 - 1962)
Charles Orville Engel was active/lived in Illinois. Charles Engel is known for landscape painting, regionalism, commercial art.
Biography Charles Orville Engel
Engel, Charles Orville (1888-1962) Born Dixon, Illinois. Died Dixon, Illinois. Following is an obituary of the artist.
"Local Artist C. O. Engel Dies at 73.
Charles Orville Engel, 73, a widely known local artist, died Monday at 3 P.M. in the Lee County Nursing Home following a long illness.
He was a commercial artist. However, his paintings of landscapes and scenes around Grand Detour are more familiar to Dixonites. His paintings have been exhibited widely.
Mr. Engel was born Dec. 2, 1888, the son of George and Christina Engel, in Dixon.
He is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Edward Rock, Dixon, and Mrs. Edward Thomas, Phoenix, Arizona.
Dixon Evening Telegraph, Dixon
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