(1873 - 1926)
Charles Sims was active/lived in United Kingdom. Charles Sims is known for painting.
Biography Charles Sims
Born in Islington, London, Sims trained at the South Kensington College
of Art, before moving to Paris for two years at the Académie Julian. In
the need of bursaries to support himself, he moved back to London and
enrolled at the Royal Academy School in 1893. In 1895 he was expelled.
In 1897 he married Agnes, a daughter of the Scottish painter John
From 1896, he developed an increasingly successful career, first
exhibiting The Vine at the Royal Academy in 1896, and selling another
painting, Childhood to the Musée du Luxembourg. An expert at portraying
sunlit landscapes, he specialised in society portraits and neo-classical
fantasies, typically idealised scenes of women, children or fairies in
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