(1838 - 1873)
Charles Temple Dix was active/lived in New York / Italy. Charles Dix is known for marine and landscape painting.
Biography Charles Dix
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Born in Albany, New York, Charles Dix became a noted fine art painter of landscape and marine scenes. He was the son of John Adams Dix (1798-1879), U.S. Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War and Governor of New York in 1873 and 1874. Fort Dix is named for him.
Charles Dix studied for one year at Union College in Schenectady, New York, but reportedly his art talent was so apparent that the college president advised him to give up formal education and focus on being a painter. In the winter of 1857, Dix studied in Philadelphia with Edward Moran, and in the spring of that year made his exhibition debut at the National Academy of Design* in New York. From 1857 to 1861, he exhibited work at the National Ac
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