(1856 - 1936)
Charles Augustus C (Shorty) Lasar was active/lived in Pennsylvania / France. Charles Lasar is known for genre, landscape and portrait painting, teaching.
Charles Augustus Lasar was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1856. As a student, he studied under Jean Leon Gerome. Throughout the course of his studies, Lasar developed his style from Impressionism and later Tonalism.
Lasar exhibited at places such as The Art Institute of Chicago, the National Academy of Design, the Paris Exposition of 1889, various Paris Salons, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Lasar's style of painting is exemplary of both the Impressionist and Tonalist styles.
He died in a suburb of Paris, France in 1936.
Chicago Art Appraisers.
Falk, Peter, ed. Who Was Who in American Art. Madison: Sound View Press, 1985.