Charles Sneed Williams
(1882 - 1964)
Charles Sneed Williams was active/lived in Illinois, Kentucky / England. Charles Williams is known for portrait painting.
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Biography Charles Sneed Williams
Born in Evansville, Indiana, Charles Sneed Williams became a noted portrait painter and has work in the Kentucky State Capitol Building in Frankfort, the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, and in the Confederate Museum in Richmond, Virginia.
He studied art in Louisville, Kentucky with Edward Biedermann, a prominent artist of that city. He then learned of a contest for scholarships to the Allan-Fraser Art College in Scotland, about sixty-five miles outside of Edinburgh. He won the scholarship and spent four years studying in Scotland. Then he opened a portrait studio in Glasgow where he met and married in 1912 his wife, Elsie Luke. Her father was Naval Director for John Brown & Co., ship builders of the "Aquitania", "Lusitania" and "Quee
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