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Charles Schreyvogel

 (1861 - 1912)
Charles (or Carl) Schreyvogel was active/lived in New Jersey, New York.  Charles Schreyvogel is known for Indian, cowboy and military genre painting, miniatures.

Charles Schreyvogel

One of the better known painters of Western subject matter, Charles Schreyvogel was especially interested in military life in the days of the disappearing frontier.  His western scenes were usually subjects with landscape as the backdrop, and his depictions of Indians were that of people with dignity and pride.  "His favorite theme was warfare between intruding whites and Indians defending their ancestral homelands." (Baigell, 321)

He spent most of his life as an impoverished artist and then earned what seemed like overnight fame.  "When Remington died in 1909, Schreyvogel wore the mantle of premier Western artist for the brief remainder of his life." (Zellman, 557)

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About  Charles Schreyvogel

Born:  1861 - New York City
Died:   1912 - Hoboken, New Jersey
Known for:  Indian, cowboy and military genre painting, miniatures