Born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 10, 1897, Chaplin studied with Bellows, Chase and Max Bori at the CSFA. He was active in Los Angeles from the 1930s until his death on May 20, 1968.
Chicago Gallery of Artists; Santa Barbara AA; Int'l Print Guild. Exh: Courvoisier Gallery (SF), 1930 (Mexican scenes); San Francisco Art Association, 1931; Santa Monica Library, 1932.
Los Angeles Public Library; Scripps College; Int'l Print Guild.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
1936-41; Who's Who on the Pacific Coast
1951; Southern California Artists
(Nancy Moure); Artists of the American West
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