(1909 - 1988)
Charles E. Stanford was active/lived in Washington, British Columbia / Canada. Charles Stanford is known for marine subject painting, sailing ships.
Biography Charles Stanford
Charles E. Stanford was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on October 8, 1909 to Margaret and Charles Stanford. He was the second child and had one older brother (Ray) and two younger brothers (Frank and Noel).
His young life was spent in Vancouver with his family. Relatives remember that he and his best friend (Herby Sharp) spent much of their time building a small sail boat and sailing it in English Bay to watch the big freighters arrive and depart. He did not complete high school, but it is recalled that he began sketching during this high school years. This theory is borne out by a pen and ink drawing that is dated 1926 and called A Chinese Mandarin and on the drawing it says "Art-Advanced Pen and
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