Charles Sydney Hopkinson
(1869 - 1962)
Charles Sydney Hopkinson was active/lived in Massachusetts. Charles Hopkinson is known for portrait, figure, mod coastal views.
Biography Charles Sydney Hopkinson
A portrait painter and landscape watercolorist, Charles Hopkinson maintained a studio in the Fenway Studios building in Boston from 1906 to 1962. He painted over 800 portraits in an appealing, direct style with a palette gradually lightening through his career. Many paintings were commissioned by East Coast institutions, especially Harvard, where he acted as house portraitist. Among his sitters were Oliver Wendell Holmes, Calvin Coolidge, and John Masefield.
He began to draw for the "Lampoon" upon his entrance to Harvard in 1888, and in 1891, he moved to New York to study at the Art Students' League where he worked with John Twachtman and H. Siddons Mowbray.
Hopkinson studied at the Academie Julian in Paris with Edmond Aman-
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