(1860 - 1940)
Charles Paul Gruppe was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York / Netherlands, Canada. Charles Gruppe is known for marine, landscape, and genre painting.
Biography Charles Gruppe
Landscape and marine painter Charles Paul Gruppe was born in Picton,
Canada, September 3, 1860. Largely self-taught, Gruppe did study
in Holland and a good portion of his work consists of Holland inspired
scenes. He should not be confused with his son, artist Emile
Gruppe, who painted many well-known New England scenes.
Gruppe was ten, he moved with his family to Rochester, New York, after
the death of his father. Interested in painting from an early
age, he spent much of his time sketching and creating watercolors and
oils. To help support his mother and sisters, he worked in a
sign-painting shop, soon mastering the craft.
age twenty-one, he had earned enough money
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