(1852/57 - 1905)
Charles Conner was active/lived in Indiana, California. Charles Conner is known for landscape (woodland scenes), figure, domestic interior painting.
Born in Richmond, IN on Feb. 4, 1852. Conner came to California for his health in 1887 with his brother Albert. He returned to Richmond in 1895. A self-taught painter, he painted many landscapes of both Indiana and California before his death of lung disease in Richmond on Feb. 15, 1905. Exh: Richmond AA, 1903; Indianapolis, 1903; Louisiana Purchase Expo (St Louis), 1904. In: Indianapolis AA; Richmond AA; Herron Art Inst.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; Richmond Evening, 2-15-1905 (obit).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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