(1853 - 1936)
Charles Rohlfs was active/lived in New York / England. Charles Rohlfs is known for furniture designer.
Biography Charles Rohlfs
Charles Rohlfs (1853 - June 30, 1936), was an American actor, stove designer and furniture maker. Rohlfs is a representative of the Arts and Crafts Movement, and is most famous for his skill as a furniture designer and maker.
Rohlfs was born in Brooklyn and studied at the Cooper Union in Manhattan. As a young man, he worked as a stove pattern-maker while pursuing his career as an actor. He received several patents for stove designs, but had limited success as an actor. He married the highly successful crime novelist Anna Katharine Green in 1884. After their marriage, he continued his career in the stove industry, and later made an another attempt to establish his reputation as an actor. Rohlfs's father-in-law had been prominent in th
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