(1921 - 1997)
Charles Parthesius was active/lived in New York. Charles Parthesius is known for impressionist landscape and portrait painting-notables.
Biography Charles Parthesius
The following biography, submitted by Michael Perez, is from an interview with the artist in Glass on Metal magazine, February 1, 1990.
Charles Edward Parthesius was born on April 25, 1921, in Maspeth, Queens, New York City. His father was from Dutch-German extraction and my mother was born in Switzerland. He dabbled in art was at an early age. With his two older brothers, sat at the kitchen table copying characters from the comics, while his mother was the critic, who encouraged them by praising our work.
He pursued an art education by attending as an art major, in high school, where he graduated in 1939 with honors. Watercolor was his favorite medium. He was entering local art exhibits, picking up ribbons al
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